Diving Tanks

Diving tanks are a popular option for those looking to explore the world underwater. They come in both disposable and reusable varieties, and they can be used for all sorts of purposes from swimming to snorkeling. Diving tanks are generally safe when used correctly, but there are some things you should know about them before diving into your next adventure under the water.

Top Products

Best Overall

80cf Alum Scuba Tank, Catalina, Black

Full Ratings

  • Quality of material
    8.8
  • Value for money
    9.0
  • Size
    9.4
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.5

Why We Like

  • Catalinat 80 Cubic Foot Aluminum Tank
  • Pro Valve
  • Nitrox Ready Up to 40%
  • Working Pressure: 3000 psi (200 bar)
  • High Flow Capacity Valve

Minor Problems

  • It may not fit.
Editor's Choice

Faber Stealth HP80 Steel Tank

Full Ratings

  • Quality of material
    8.8
  • Value for money
    9.0
  • Size
    9.4
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.5

Why We Like

  • XS Scuba Faber High Pressure Steel Tank
  • Nitrox Ready Up to 40%
  • Great Buoyancy Characteristics
  • Size Dependent
  • 5.Buoyancy Better for Back Inflation Style BCD's (Wings)

Minor Problems

  • The tank might not fit perfectly.
Best Value

80 Cf Scuba Dive Tank Faber Blue Steel Hp 3442psi New

Full Ratings

  • Quality of material
    8.8
  • Value for money
    9.0
  • Size
    9.4
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.5

Why We Like

  • The 80cf Faber Blue Steel FX Tank is an excellent high pressure steel tank
  • F-x Series is a DOT E-13488 specification
  • All F-X Series cylinders are oxygen cleaned and suitable for Nitrox use
  • Inlet Thread 3/4" - 14 NPSM
  • Specifications

Minor Problems

  • It is not easy to control the hose.
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80cf Alum Scuba Tank, Catalina, Black

80cf Alum Scuba Tank, Catalina, Black

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9.6
Based On 904 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    10
  • Value for money
    9.5
  • Customer support
    9
  • Overall satisfaction
    10

Pros

  • Catalinat 80 Cubic Foot Aluminum Tank
  • Pro Valve
  • Nitrox Ready Up to 40%
  • Working Pressure: 3000 psi (200 bar)
  • High Flow Capacity Valve

Cons

  • It may not fit.
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Faber Stealth HP80 Steel Tank

Faber Stealth HP80 Steel Tank

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7.8
Based On 471 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.4
  • Value for money
    7.7
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.2

Pros

  • XS Scuba Faber High Pressure Steel Tank
  • Nitrox Ready Up to 40%
  • Great Buoyancy Characteristics
  • Size Dependent
  • 5.Buoyancy Better for Back Inflation Style BCD's (Wings)

Cons

  • The tank might not fit perfectly.
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80 Cf Scuba Dive Tank Faber Blue Steel Hp 3442psi New

80 Cf Scuba Dive Tank Faber Blue Steel Hp 3442psi New

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7.7
Based On 135 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.2
  • Value for money
    7.5
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8

Pros

  • The 80cf Faber Blue Steel FX Tank is an excellent high pressure steel tank
  • F-x Series is a DOT E-13488 specification
  • All F-X Series cylinders are oxygen cleaned and suitable for Nitrox use
  • Inlet Thread 3/4" - 14 NPSM
  • Specifications

Cons

  • It is not easy to control the hose.
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Sea Pearls Faber Scuba Diving Steel Cylinder - 100 Cubic Feet

Sea Pearls Faber Scuba Diving Steel Cylinder - 100 Cubic Feet

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7.8
Based On 117 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.4
  • Value for money
    7.7
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.2

Pros

  • 3442 psi working pressure
  • DOT Special Permit #13488 and Transport Canada SU7694-237 approved
  • Exclusive Phosphatized-cleaned internal surface
  • Triple-protected zinc spray plus epoxy and polyurethane painted finish for long lasting durability
  • Chomium Molybdenum steel

Cons

  • It is not a suitable item for use in the water.
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SMACO S700 1.9L Scuba Tank Portable Mini Scuba Diving Tank—DOT Certified Tank with 25-30 Minutes Backup Diving Air Tank Kit Oxygen Cylinder Underwater

SMACO S700 1.9L Scuba Tank Portable Mini Scuba Diving Tank—DOT Certified Tank with 25-30 Minutes Backup Diving Air Tank Kit Oxygen Cylinder Underwater

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9.4
Based On 29 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    9.9
  • Value for money
    9.1
  • Customer support
    9
  • Overall satisfaction
    9.7

Pros

  • Larger Capacity
  • Portable
  • Extended pressure gauge
  • Vest for holding tank
  • Aquarium compatible

Cons

  • It is not working well.
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SMACO S300 Plus Mini Scuba Tank 0.5L Portable Mini Diving Tank Reusable Pony Bottle —DOT Certified Tank with 5-10 Minutes Backup Diving Air Tank Kit O

SMACO S300 Plus Mini Scuba Tank 0.5L Portable Mini Diving Tank Reusable Pony Bottle —DOT Certified Tank with 5-10 Minutes Backup Diving Air Tank Kit O

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8.7
Based On 29 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    9.3
  • Value for money
    8.5
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    9.1

Pros

  • 10 minutes under water breathing
  • Constant pressure air outlet device
  • High-pressure gas in the bottle
  • Breathes more smoothly than the S300
  • Scuba diving

Cons

  • It may not be durable.
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SMACO Scuba Tank Diving Gear for Diver 1L Mini Scuba Tank with 15-20 Minutes Small Emergency Backup Diving Tank Kit for Underwater Exploration Rescue

SMACO Scuba Tank Diving Gear for Diver 1L Mini Scuba Tank with 15-20 Minutes Small Emergency Backup Diving Tank Kit for Underwater Exploration Rescue

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8.6
Based On 29 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    9.0
  • Value for money
    8.3
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.9

Pros

  • Larger Capacity
  • Portable
  • Easier to carry around
  • More comfortable to use
  • Pressure gauge

Cons

  • The tank might leak.
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8/20
SMACO Mini Scuba Tank with Full Face Diving Mask,S400 Pro 1L Portable Mini Diving Tank Reusable Pony Bottle —DOT Certified Tank with 15-20 Minutes Div

SMACO Mini Scuba Tank with Full Face Diving Mask,S400 Pro 1L Portable Mini Diving Tank Reusable Pony Bottle —DOT Certified Tank with 15-20 Minutes Div

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7.7
Based On 29 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.2
  • Value for money
    7.5
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8

Pros

  • 🏊【1 L】
  • The combination of the M8058 full face mask and S400 Pro scuba tank is perfect for diving or exploring wrecks and caves
  • It has a capacity of 1L
  • Can breathe underwater for 15-20 minutes
  • Equips with a camera mount

Cons

  • poorly made
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Mini Scuba Tank 1.9L Capacity Diving Oxygen Tank Support 25-30 Minutes Underwater Breath Small Scuba Tank Kit with Portable Box Scuba Cylinder for Und

Mini Scuba Tank 1.9L Capacity Diving Oxygen Tank Support 25-30 Minutes Underwater Breath Small Scuba Tank Kit with Portable Box Scuba Cylinder for Und

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8.4
Based On 19 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.8
  • Value for money
    8.1
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.7

Pros

  • 25-30 minutes underwater breath
  • Portable bag with backpack
  • Extended tube to connect with pressure gauge
  • Replacement of portable bag

Cons

  • It is not a full-sized tank.
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SMACO S400 Scuba Diving Tank Equipment, Mini Scuba Dive Cylinder with 12-18 Minutes Capability, 1 Litre Capacity with Refillable Design, Pony Bottle f

SMACO S400 Scuba Diving Tank Equipment, Mini Scuba Dive Cylinder with 12-18 Minutes Capability, 1 Litre Capacity with Refillable Design, Pony Bottle f

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7.7
Based On 19 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.2
  • Value for money
    7.5
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8

Pros

  • Constant pressure
  • Portable
  • Large capacity
  • Long breathing time
  • Technological innovation

Cons

  • The bottle could leak.
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Mini Scuba Tank with Air Compressor 1.9L Scuba Diving Tank Kit Support 25-30 Mins Underwater Breathing Devices Scuba Diving Tank Scuba Cylinder Diving

Mini Scuba Tank with Air Compressor 1.9L Scuba Diving Tank Kit Support 25-30 Mins Underwater Breathing Devices Scuba Diving Tank Scuba Cylinder Diving

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7.6
Based On 19 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.0
  • Value for money
    7.4
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    7.8

Pros

  • Professional Underwater Breath System
  • No complicated use requirement
  • beginner can easily master it
  • 4.Lightweight design
  • Portable

Cons

  • It could leak.
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SMACO Scuba Tank 1L Mini Scuba Tank S400 Scuba Diving Tank Diving Equipment

SMACO Scuba Tank 1L Mini Scuba Tank S400 Scuba Diving Tank Diving Equipment

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7.4
Based On 19 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    7.8
  • Value for money
    7.2
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    7.6

Pros

  • The diving tank has a capacity of 1L
  • Portable
  • Can be used for 340 times underwater breath when full inflated
  • Lightweight and small size
  • Easy carry

Cons

  • Water might get in the air.
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Inncen Scuba Tank 2L, Portable Diving Tank, Backup Dive Cylinder with Adjusted Strap 25-30 Minutes Underwater Gear DOT Certification S700Pro

Inncen Scuba Tank 2L, Portable Diving Tank, Backup Dive Cylinder with Adjusted Strap 25-30 Minutes Underwater Gear DOT Certification S700Pro

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7.7
Based On 17 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.2
  • Value for money
    7.5
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8

Pros

  • Durable and Corrosion resistant
  • Lightweight
  • easy to use
  • Comes with adjustable strap

Cons

  • The product might not be compatible with your specific diving equipment.
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Mini Scuba Tank Scuba Tank Diving Portable Lungs Scuba Kit Scuba Equipment Scuba Air Tank 1L Scuba Diving Tank Oxygen Tank Underwater Breathing System

Mini Scuba Tank Scuba Tank Diving Portable Lungs Scuba Kit Scuba Equipment Scuba Air Tank 1L Scuba Diving Tank Oxygen Tank Underwater Breathing System

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9.6
Based On 11 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    10
  • Value for money
    9.3
  • Customer support
    9
  • Overall satisfaction
    9.9

Pros

  • DOT Certified
  • Strong pressure resistance
  • Lightweight and strong aluminum construction
  • Functions as usual at 60 meters underwater
  • 304 stainless steel

Cons

  • If the side stone falls out, it might puncture your lung.
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Scuba Tank 1L Mini Scuba Tank DOT Certified Diving Tanks for Diver Scuba Gear 15 Minutes Scuba Diving Underwater Breathing System Dive Tank Dive Porta

Scuba Tank 1L Mini Scuba Tank DOT Certified Diving Tanks for Diver Scuba Gear 15 Minutes Scuba Diving Underwater Breathing System Dive Tank Dive Porta

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8.4
Based On 11 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.8
  • Value for money
    8.1
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.7

Pros

  • DOT Certified
  • Strong pressure resistance
  • Lightweight design
  • Safe and reliable at high pressures
  • Functions as usual underwater

Cons

  • It may not fit the size of your tank.
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Scuba Tank with Bracket Mini Diving Tank Dot Certified Professional Scuba Gear Air Tank Scuba Adapter 2.3L Portable Scuba Kit

Scuba Tank with Bracket Mini Diving Tank Dot Certified Professional Scuba Gear Air Tank Scuba Adapter 2.3L Portable Scuba Kit

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8.2
Based On 11 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.6
  • Value for money
    7.9
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.4

Pros

  • The bottle top valve has been improved to provide better water distribution and increased safety
  • Pressure gauges have also been added for more accurate diving information
  • Added configuration for enhanced diving experience
  • Increased weight of the package to 4.6kg compared to 3kg without the dive package
  • Can be carried directly with less space

Cons

  • It may not fit all tanks.
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THAISTONE Mini Scuba Tank Kit with Pump, 2 Packs 0.5 Liter Portable & Refillable Scuba Tank with Mask, Lasting 5-10 Minutes Backup Scuba Diving Tanks

THAISTONE Mini Scuba Tank Kit with Pump, 2 Packs 0.5 Liter Portable & Refillable Scuba Tank with Mask, Lasting 5-10 Minutes Backup Scuba Diving Tanks

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8.9
Based On 5 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    9.5
  • Value for money
    8.7
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    9.3

Pros

  • The scuba tank capacity is 0.5L
  • It can be breathed for 5-10 minutes underwater at FULL capacity
  • Please note that the usage time is Different according to each people’s vital Capacity
  • 4.Detailed Package Contained

Cons

  • The tank might not fit.
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THAISTONE Mini Scuba Tank, 1 Liter Mini Diving Tank Equipment for Diver Search Sea, Scuba Oxygen Tank with 15-20 Minutes Capacity, Underwater Breathin

THAISTONE Mini Scuba Tank, 1 Liter Mini Diving Tank Equipment for Diver Search Sea, Scuba Oxygen Tank with 15-20 Minutes Capacity, Underwater Breathin

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7.7
Based On 5 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.2
  • Value for money
    7.5
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8

Pros

  • The body is made of aerospace aluminium alloys
  • Strong against internal corrosion
  • Reduced size for easy storage and transport
  • Holds a large volume of compressed gas
  • Scuba tank capacity 1L

Cons

  • It may not have enough air.
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CHIKADIV C300 Mini Scuba Tank Refillable Oxygen Cylinder with 0.5 L Capacity Scuba Tank with 5-10 Minutes Underwater Diving Gear for Diver Portable Di

CHIKADIV C300 Mini Scuba Tank Refillable Oxygen Cylinder with 0.5 L Capacity Scuba Tank with 5-10 Minutes Underwater Diving Gear for Diver Portable Di

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8.4
Based On 3 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    8.8
  • Value for money
    8.1
  • Customer support
    8
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.7

Pros

  • Portable design
  • 1L Capacity
  • Stay up for 15-20 minutes underwater with total freedom
  • Free usage time affected by external factors

Cons

  • It may not be fit.
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DEDEPU Scuba Cylinder Full Face Diving Mask Size L/XL Scuba Oxygen 1L Tank Blue Color with Manual Oxygen Pump

DEDEPU Scuba Cylinder Full Face Diving Mask Size L/XL Scuba Oxygen 1L Tank Blue Color with Manual Oxygen Pump

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7.4
Based On 1 Reviews
  • Easy to use
    7.8
  • Value for money
    7.2
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    7.6

Pros

  • Includes: 1*S5000 Oxygen 1L Tank
  • Manual Pump
  • User manual
  • Comfortable and Light Full Face mask with 180 Degree Field of vision
  • Natural breathing through the nose and mouth

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  • The size might be different from the photo.
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Comparison between Top 3 Products

Diving Tanks
80 Cf Scuba Dive Tank Faber Blue Steel Hp 3442psi New

80 Cf Scuba Dive Tank Faber Blue Steel Hp 3442psi New

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Faber Stealth HP80 Steel Tank

Faber Stealth HP80 Steel Tank

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80cf Alum Scuba Tank, Catalina, Black

80cf Alum Scuba Tank, Catalina, Black

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Ratings
7.7
Based On 135 Reviews
7.8
Based On 471 Reviews
9.6
Based On 904 Reviews
Features
  • Easy to use
    8.2
  • Value for money
    7.5
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8
  • Easy to use
    8.4
  • Value for money
    7.7
  • Customer support
    7
  • Overall satisfaction
    8.2
  • Easy to use
    10
  • Value for money
    9.5
  • Customer support
    9
  • Overall satisfaction
    10
Pros
  • The 80cf Faber Blue Steel FX Tank is an excellent high pressure steel tank
  • F-x Series is a DOT E-13488 specification
  • All F-X Series cylinders are oxygen cleaned and suitable for Nitrox use
  • Inlet Thread 3/4" - 14 NPSM
  • Specifications
  • XS Scuba Faber High Pressure Steel Tank
  • Nitrox Ready Up to 40%
  • Great Buoyancy Characteristics
  • Size Dependent
  • 5.Buoyancy Better for Back Inflation Style BCD's (Wings)
  • Catalinat 80 Cubic Foot Aluminum Tank
  • Pro Valve
  • Nitrox Ready Up to 40%
  • Working Pressure: 3000 psi (200 bar)
  • High Flow Capacity Valve
Cons
  • It is not easy to control the hose.
  • The tank might not fit perfectly.
  • It may not fit.
Height9.00 Inches 9.00 Inches -
Length32.00 Inches 31.25 Inches 25.80 Inches
Width9.00 Inches 9.00 Inches 7.25 Inches
Weight- 34.50 Pounds -
Size- 80 CF, 10.2L -
Color- - Black

What to Look to have the Best Diving Tanks?

There are lots of people who are interested in diving, but not everyone is an expert. When you are planning to buy a diving tank, you should first determine whether you want to purchase a gas or open circuit. The main difference between these two types of tanks is the air. Most of the diving tanks are gas tanks, which are used for long-term diving. On the other hand, open circuit tanks are used for short-term diving and close circuit tanks are used for special purposes.

Gas vs. Open Circuit

When you are about to buy a diving tank, you should first decide whether you want to go for a gas tank or an open circuit tank. The main difference between these two is that the gas tanks are used for long-term diving and the open circuit tanks are used for short-term diving. Long-term diving is usually done at a depth of about 150 feet.

Buying the Right Size Tank

When you are buying a diving tank, you should first determine whether you want to buy a large or a small tank. The size of the tank depends on the purpose of the tank. If you are doing scuba diving, then you should go for a larger tank. On the other hand, if you are a beginner and you are just interested in doing shallow-water diving, then you should go for a smaller tank.

Buying the Right Style

The style of the tank can make a big difference when it comes to the look of your tank. There is no set style for the tanks. You can choose anything from a simple cylinder to a complex design that will make you a showpiece in the pool.

Buying the Right Price

The price of the tank is one of the most important factors when it comes to buying a tank. If you have a budget, you can look for a cheaper option.

Conclusion

Diving tanks are a great way to store water, but they can also cause problems if not properly built and operated. Make sure your tank is designed for the weight it will be carrying, and make sure you have appropriate safety features in place.

Editor's Note

In this research, we've found many Diving Tanks products and selected the top 20 among them. Our authorized system has analyzed 1883 reviews with the help of our sophisticated software. Among the product, we've chosen the 80cf Alum Scuba Tank, Catalina, Black as the best of all Diving Tanks products.

We've found top brands including Catalina, Faber, Sea Pearls, SMACO, Inncen and more. The average rating is 8.24 out of 10.

Authors

Richard Hull
Richard Hull— Author

Richard Hull is an experienced in Sports products and has been working with Adidas since 1990. He has developed and designed many new types of sports shoes, apparel, and equipment. Born in the year 1960 in England, Richard Hull is a British sports product designer. He started his career by designing footwear for the English football team Manchester United and later on he worked with Adidas as a consultant from 1990 to 2002.