Mass “Intro to Diving” Day

On Saturday 5th June, Two Fish Divers Participated in a big Discover Scuba Diving day for the local people of Manado, put together by North Sulawesi Watersports Association (NSWA). The new PADI IDC format requires that candidates now have to undertake an “Intro to Diving” workshop. This event coincided with the last day of our…

Housing Homeless Fish!

So after the successful ‘planting’ of the cleaning stations, we started on the next phase of our artificial reef – building of fish houses.  We chose a nice sunny day and grabbed our mound of bricks and started to design the ‘main’ fish house. We use traditional batako ( bricks) for the bottom and top…

Something new in Bunaken

This week in Bunaken something we haven’t seen here before was found. Luckily one of our divers, Sebastien from Brussels, had his camera with him. Coming from the Sea Urchin family, Sebastien found a Lovenia Elongata (long-spined heart urchin). It just goes to show that even our local dive guides who have been diving the…

A Real Rare Find…..

After a quite noisy night due to a huge storm that blew over Lembeh Straits last night  ( the thunder was so loud it rattled the bungalows!!) everyone got onto the dive boat looking a little bit sleepy this morning!!  As we headed away from the resort, the sun started to peek out from behind…

Underwater School Reunion

Old school friends, Felipe and Scott had a ball here this week. Felipe did his Advanced course while Scott became an Open Water Diver. They both loved absolutely everything about underwater Bunaken. Apart from being huge fans of the many Angel fish we have here, Felipe and Scott just couldn’t get over the sheer diversity…

Oh What a Night!

Yesterday’s night dive really was a trip to Crabsville….. Luckily our guests had their cameras at the ready to get a shot of this decorator crab (yes, it really is a crab and not a piece of walking coral). Our dive guides love the challenge of finding the strangest critters they possibly can – the…

Octopus Odyssey!!

Long time friend and fan of Two Fish Divers Steve Childs recently enjoyed another 3 week stint here in the Lembeh Strait with us. Even though his primary interest is cataloguing the many weird and wonderful Nudibranchs and Flabellina we have here in the Straits, he still enjoyed encounters with the other critters we have…