• Full Name: Wreck-Tank - Aqaba
  • Dive Site: Wreck , Reef
  • Visibility : 10-25 meters
  • Depth: Surface to 10m
  • Snorkeling: Available
  • Access: From shore/ From boat
  • Level: Beginner and higher
  • Variant Names: None

The wreck known simply as ‘The Tank’ is in actual fact an M42 ‘duster’ anti-aircraft vehicle, sunk in 1999 by the Jordanian Royal Ecological Diving Society as another artificial reef project. With a maximum depth of only 6 m and just 20 m from shore, it’s ease of access makes it a fantastic site for dive training, novice divers and snorkelers.

It’s also a great place for practicing the art of underwater photography. Located just a short distance from the C-130 Hercules, it’s a great ending to an easy dive and a lengthy safety stop. The largely intact structure makes it a visual treat, and attracts plenty of reef fish. Several moray eels have also made homes in the wreckage.

The Tank fits its new purpose – life – even better than its old one. Soft corals and sponges are taking hold of her hull, first things you’ll notice are the swirling schools of colorful reef fish that now call her home. And she’s even cooler close up.

The Tank is a truly gorgeous dive site from any angle, packed with life in every crevice. Moving in for a closer look, you can see what’s attracted all this fish life – the Tanks is absolutely packed with little nooks and crannies housing dozens of species of invertebrates including starfish, shrimps, crabs, and more. Lionfish prowl the hull in plain view while damsels fend them off valiantly; divers with careful eyes will spot colorful blennies watching the show from their homes in the coral and hull.

It is fascinating how many creatures in the marine world have found their habitat on it. Sponges, soft corals and a multitude of coral fish give the tank a distinctive air. Being located between several diving sites, the tank is the usual place for safety stops. Furthermore, it is most convenient for snorkeling and free diving. The Tank T42 Duster is a spot not to be missed.

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