Add Helium, currently located in its 6000 sq. ft. facility by the Fort Lauderdale executive airport, is a diver’s toy store with rebreathers on display, a retail center, classrooms, a state-of-the-art service center, a mixed gas fill station and more.

In 2005, Peter Sotis followed his passion and founded Add Helium, recognizing the special needs rebreathers posed for divers. Peter chose not to follow the standard, industry dive shop model. He created an entirely new business model in an effort to meet the needs of the growing rebreather market. Add Helium’s world-renowned leader in rebreather training, service, and retail facility. Add Helium’s success speaks for itself.

Add Helium’s specialized focus on rebreathers gives the Add Helium management and employees a unique perspective on the diving experience combined with their unmatched rebreather and diving proficiency. Add Helium frequently dons the name “the rebreather purists” throughout the dive industry.

Along the way, Add Helium acquired and forums, while developing the unique dive-planning app, “TruDive”. The company also created Oncourse the worlds first rebreather-only education program and participated in the creation of the non-profit diving organization known as T.R.E.R.O.

Advanced forms of diving require an organized, professional, disciplined and immaculate environment. It’s no wonder Add Helium has trained more rebreather divers and sold more rebreathers than any other company. As we continue to lead the industry in all things rebreather, we advance our services, reach, and value to the diving community.

Concierge Services
Our Concierge will help you find lodging, car rental, gear rental, and other information you require! Don’t hesitate to contact Add Helium’s Concierge, Maggie, for assistance organizing your training.

If you are flying in from out of town, you will need a rental car to transport you and your dive gear from one site to another. Rental cylinders and other rental packages are also available through Add Helium. Just ask Maggie!

Ask us about the Rent-A-Rebreather Program!


As the Add Helium dive team began to explore deeper and further, they were not satisfied with the “status quo” of information. Training agencies and industry experts clearly disseminated outdated and unsubstantiated information.

We all need information based on valid research to achieve optimal dives.

The information you seek, the information we all seek, is here on our site – take a peek and improve your dives.

13 Jan
Obesity, Fitness and Diving

Jan 13th, 2015 by admin in Business ,Rebreather Diving

It is not a secret that obesity is a growing problem in the United States. Obesity is getting daily exposure on the TV networks, radio stations, newspapers, and magazines. While standing in the supermarket checkout line, one is tempted to read magazine headlines promising wonder-diets and exercise routines to transform the overweight in only a,

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19 Mar
Rebreather Myths

Mar 19th, 2015 by admin in Business ,Rebreather Diving

In today’s world, navigating available rebreather information can be confusing, frustrating, and misleading. Consumers enquiring about rebreathers are often surprised by how disconnected the industry is. Over the years the Add Helium staff has had the pleasure of speaking with many people that wish to purchase a rebreather. Usually, we are not the first rebreather,

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15 Jun
Coming Full Circle: Diving the O2ptima…again.

Jun 15th, 2015 by admin in Business ,Rebreather Diving

By October of 2007, I had become an Optima diver. Trading in my doubles for a rebreather was a careful decision; one involving research and asking questions. I certainly did not want to buy a “garage made” rebreather and Dive Rite, a major manufacturer of technical diving equipment, was presenting a “factory made” rebreather. Eventually,,

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