SEA-BURBIA : The giants of Kapalai !

SEA-BURBIA : The giants of Kapalai !

Last month, we introduced our newest section called Sea-burbia where we personified little critters based on traits we knew about them.   In this edition, we cruise on over to the Island of Kapalai where giants lurk beneath the surface. If you come diving with us, be sure to ask for an introduction from our […]

Home remedies to defog your mask.

Home remedies to defog your mask.

She signals to me “Look a peacock mantis shrimp!” , it looks like a grey blob through my foggy mask, so I quickly clear it. But when I turn to look, I only caught sight of its quick scrambling legs as it goes into hiding.   A fogging mask can really take out the fun […]

Decompression Sickness Guide.

Decompression Sickness Guide.

Recently at Scuba Tiger we had guest who was showing symptoms of DSC, but wasn’t aware of it. We later learned that she skipped a few safety stops without alerting our divemasters.   This got us worried, that she wasn’t aware that she was showing symptoms of DSC nor was she aware what the symptoms […]

SEA-BURBIA , welcome to the neighbourhood reef!

SEA-BURBIA , welcome to the neighbourhood reef!

The ocean floor is a world of its own, filled with all sorts of creatures and characters. Sometimes, watching the underwater world unravel, we can’t help but build a narrative of our own based on facts we know these marine life.   So let’s take a spin shall we, and discover who your neighbours are […]

Buying your first gear, mask!

Buying your first gear, mask!

Scuba Diving can be an expensive hobby, and owning your own gear is an even bigger investment. But once you dive in too deep, there’s no going back from this love affair with the ocean. Just ask any hardcore scuba diver.   First thing is first, what many experts recommend to invest in first, is […]

Curious Creature: Stoneface-killah, meet the stonefish.

Curious Creature: Stoneface-killah, meet the stonefish.

Motionless and well camouflaged to it’s surroundings, do not be fooled by its passiveness as the Stonefish is known to be one of the most venomous fishes in the sea!   But it’s not the bite that you have to watch out for, it’s their spines. The 13 needle-like dorsal fin spines on their backs […]

Can a whale shark swallow you up?

Can a whale shark swallow you up?

On our recent dive to Sipadan, we were lucky to have spotted a few Whale Sharks lingering around the waters. Watching it’s gaping mouth head our direction, it suddenly occurred to us “ Can a whale shark swallow us up?”. But before we let panic break out, the answer is no.   Massive creatures that […]