Aids Water Clarity & Conditions Pond Water
Extract of Barley Straw is an environmentally friendly product to gently balance pond water chemistry aiding water clarity and encouraging the take up of nutrients by healthy plants. The formula is based on specialist straw technology, which is proven to gently improve water clarity without harming the fish, wildlife or plants within the pond.
Benefits of Extract of Barley Straw:
- Faster acting than straw and no messy rotting process
- Clean, simple and easy to use.
- Dosage can be adjusted to suit individual ponds
- Cannot be overdosed
- Safe for fish, plants, humans, pets and wildlife.
125 ml per 1000 gallons initial dose. 20 – 40 ml weekly thereafter.
Extract of Barley Straw is formulated from organically grown British Straw, under the F.A.A.B (Farm Assured Scheme). No herbicides or pesticides are introduced during the growing process, or during the production process.
Natural products sometimes work less quickly than available chemical products but offer a safer solution. UV can affect the activity of the product. It is important to dose more regularly (twice a week) if the system utilises UV.
What others say about Extract of Barley Straw:
Awarded full marks in a Gardening Which? test of green water algae treatments. May 2007
“I added Liquid Barley Straw last weekend, and the problem cleared within 48 hours”
Customer response to Practical Fish Keeping 2003 Algae Survey
Far more convenient to use than straw itself
Essential Water Garden 2003 Complete Guide to Environmentally & Eco-Friendly Garden and Pond Products