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In recreational diving, most divers use compressed air (as in the normal air we breather at the surface). Some divers are also trained to use special gas mixes called Nitrox which have a higher oxygen content and lower Nitrogen.

Professional (or commerical) divers tend to use more advance mixes such as Heliox or Trimix which combine Oxygen, Nitrogen and Helium.

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Q: What gas is inside the scuba divers tank?
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