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#105392 - 06/25/05 07:33 PM Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
vegasbill Offline
Just wondering if there is any kind of sunblock allowed while diving the reefs. We haven't booked dives yet but will be there 7/9-7/23.

Thanks, Karissa & Bill...

#105393 - 06/25/05 07:43 PM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
papashine Offline
I gotta admit I havn't really gave that one much thought. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that I'm sure you are allowed to where the sunblock of your choice. cool
Reality..What a concept!

#105394 - 06/25/05 10:27 PM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
vegasbill Offline
Thanks papashine. The reason I ask is we got open water certified off of Cozumal and they had restrictions on sunblock. There was an eco-safe one but we have forgotten the brand.

Karissa & Bill...

#105395 - 06/25/05 10:39 PM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
vegasbill? Did they follow you around in Cozumel to make sure you didnt "tinkle"? Eco-safe sunblock? Oi ger vilt!

#105396 - 06/25/05 11:00 PM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
vegasbill Offline
They claimed the chemicals in regular sunblock would harm the living coral. We are just novice divers!

#105397 - 06/25/05 11:04 PM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
Tommy G Offline
That's the same thing we were told in Playa Del Carmen last year.

#105398 - 06/25/05 11:07 PM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
Tommy G Offline
Oh, by the way HI everyone I'm Tommy G from Denver.

#105399 - 06/26/05 09:11 AM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
captjeff Offline
rykat too funy lol..there is lots of humor in you..
Living The Dream Every Day!

#105400 - 06/26/05 09:46 AM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
JeanH Offline
The Eco-parks south of Playa del Carmen in Mexico do police what sort of sunscreen you where. Either buy theirs, or use biodegradable. All that oil in the water with the regular stuff kills the critters we all want to see in the water.

#105401 - 06/26/05 10:28 AM Re: Eco-friendly sunblock for diving?
lucky boy Offline
There's a terrific sunscreen product that's chemical-free and biodegradable. Mexitan is all natural and would be an ideal choice for diving the reefs. Check it out www.mexitan.com

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