Should i refrigerate nori? Did i get the right one?

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should i also refrigerate the selcon drops(theyre vitamins they need) heres a pic of the 50 sheets of nori i got
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Selcon belongs in the fridge, but I think the Nori is fine in the cabinet inside of a Ziplock. It was dried, so keeping it dry is the ticket, imo. The moisture in the air tends to turn into condensate in a chilled environement. I use two bags, one for storage and one that I refill with 5-10 sheets at a time and that I will open and closes everytime I feed. Trying to keep the air exposure limited to the product over its lifetime.

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People soak food in Selcon before they feed the fish. I used to make my own fish cubes and added selcon into the mixture before I froze the cubes.

Perhaps a drop on the corner of the Nori, let it sit for a few minutes so the Nori soaks up the liquid, and put it in the tank?

Yes, Iff you dump the bottle in the tank it will cause cloudiness :) :rolling-on-the-floor-laughing:

It's "nutrition" so it may encourage bacterial growth and increase tank cloudiness over time, but with careful use it shouldn't be something that you will ever notice.
 
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oh, and I wouldn't wet the Nori with Selcon and then put it back in the bag for future feeding. Wet and feed the same day.

The Nori you purchased looks fine. I buy "sushi" nori and try to avoid flavored or salted, or other "additives" beyond seaweed. Dried, can be sun dried or oven baked, I like sun dried myself. Seems softer and may be easier for the fish to chew?
 
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should i also refrigerate the selcon drops(theyre vitamins they need) heres a pic of the 50 sheets of nori i got
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I refridgerate mine and looks like the good stuff
 

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Okay so just a drop... but the bottle says to SOAK the food in selcon lool
I use garlic extract for my seaweed but if selcon, you dont want to literally soak it but a few drops over sheet adequate
 
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Question so right now it is disintegrating a little bit since i cant zip all the way correctly unless I spend like 5' on it, could i cut it in small pieces and store in another empty fish pellets container?
 
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I've never refrigerated Selcon or nori -- no problems but never really thought about it.

Selcon, I just shake and put about 3 drops on flake and let soak for maybe 5 minutes,,, then dump in the tank.
It does give off a brief cloud in the tank but goes away fast and doesn't affect tank parameters (per their advertising and what I've observed).

For nori, I think raw is probably better than roasted but I've just been using cheap, roasted, sushi nori from Amazon.
 
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