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Sqasnatch 04-04-2011 09:39 AM

I have omega one super veggie dried seaweed, green, red , and brown, do you think they are actually different types or just died. Would they provide different flavor or nutritional value.

Gregcoyote 04-04-2011 03:13 PM

I don't know...did you taste them? The red one may be salsa flavored ;-)

CaptainAhab 04-04-2011 03:22 PM

read the package, I'll bet it says 100% Dried Seaweed. No preservatives added

Gregcoyote 04-04-2011 03:25 PM

But they are different varieties, aren't they? Surely they don't artificially color them. I would imagine the taste is different to the fish.

CaptainAhab 04-04-2011 03:31 PM

Yup, the red is Palmaria Palmata, the green Porphyra Yezoensis and the purple Porphyra Umbilicalis

And don't call me Shirley

Gregcoyote 04-04-2011 03:35 PM

Are the different varieties recommended for different herbivores? Or is it just a nice variety to offer? The dried seaweed is sure convenient.

CaptainAhab 04-04-2011 03:38 PM

I would guess that a hungry herbivore/omnivore may not be that picky and as time goes one would become less picky had they been predisposed to be prior

Gregcoyote 04-04-2011 03:43 PM

My Tangs love the stuff, but ignore it for 24 hours when first put in. Maybe they want it softened up first.

CaptainAhab 04-04-2011 03:45 PM

mine tear at it as soon as it goes in, regardless of color

Sqasnatch 04-04-2011 03:55 PM

Ok thank. Was just curious. I use a different type everyday


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