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A quick guide to drysuit diving – Part 1 of 2

Did you know Adreno has the biggest range of drysuit brands in the world? We’ve just stocked up on and our range includes the best brands on the market, such as Tusa, Apollo, WaterProof, Pinnacle, Beuchat, and Hollis. With the winter season well on its way we have already noticed an increase in our drysuit sales. Some scuba divers are …

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Fatal shark attack causes increase in Shark Shield sales

You will have probably heard by now that another fatal shark attack took place this weekend. A 33-year-old diver died of the WA after having been mauled by a hark. Of this particular shark it is only known that is about 4m long, because the victim’s brother who was in the water with him saw its shape. The suggestion in …

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Help locating Queensland’s shipwrecks

Did you know that Queensland has about 1400 historic shipwrecks along the coast? Those wrecks are of great historical value, but they are also teeming with marine life because they function as artificial reefs. Species of marine fauna and flora that you don’t usually encounter in open water often can be seen on wrecks. There is also something spooky and …

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Change the way you think about fish and chips

Having managed to come out of the Adreno Fitness Challenge 2011 a good 8 kilos lighter than I was last September, I felt like ‘sinning’ and went looking for a real treat. I found a newly opened Fish ‘n Chips shop in my neighbourhood that is different to any I’ve seen before and as a diver I was very excited …

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Beginner’s Guide to Underwater Photography

Are you a keen Scuba diver, but have never really managed to share that amazing experience with your family and friends? Impressing them with a colourful underwater snap shots of coral and marine life may just do the trick to get them interested and in awe of your adventures. Luckily underwater photography it is getting heaps easier and cheaper. Even …

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Keeping Warm in winter without a new wetsuit

Here in SE Brisbane, home of Adreno, the water temperature has really started to drop! Although such a massive chunk of the year is consumed by this cold weather, that should not mean you put your diving gear into storage and sit on the couch until summer – there’s still plenty of good diving, and good visibility to be had! …

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Tips on Getting close up photos of Grey Nurse Sharks

Never Harass these Animals, Never corner these animals, It is important to keep in mind that these sharks are nocturnal and mainly rest during the day. Whenever diving with Grey Nurse Sharks keep an eye out for Agitated behaviour from the shark. Gill Racking – The Gills of the Shark will flutter, opening and shutting in an over exaggerated manner. Mouth …

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Simple and Basic Gear Maintenance – “BCD Low Pressure Inflator”

There is nothing more annoying than to have a slow leak / stream of bubbles coming from your BCD Low pressure inflator. Having a small leak or Brrr sound coming from the BCD can be dangerous as the BCD can slowly inflate over a period of time and if left unnoticed may result in an uncontrolled assent. Luckily BCD inflator …