Barley Straw Extract 20L
Aquatic Barley Straw Extract: 100% Natural, use in Water Features, Fountains, Garden Water Tanks, Small Fish Ponds, Large outdoor ponds and small dams.
- Australian made and owned
- Simple and easy to use
Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is a super-concentrated liquid made from whole barley straw designed for easy-to-use, no mess application.
This fast-acting powerful eco-friendly formula is the natural solution for maintaining healthy, clear and clean pond water all year round.
Available in a convenient bottle that’s easy to store and simple to use, this trusted Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is a time-tested natural product that can make the perfect pond.
What is Barley Straw Extract?
Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is a concentrated liquid made from whole barley straw. With an incredibly easy method of delivery and high concentration naturally improving water purity.
Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is 100% Australian made and is suited to Australian conditions and bodies of water. This Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is the perfect unique solution for maintaining healthy, clear and clean pond and dam water.
How does Aquatic Barley Straw Extract work?
When barley straw bales are placed in water, they begin to decompose. This process of decomposition is believed to release phenolic compounds and these compounds are believed to have a natural signature similar to that of hydrogen peroxide.
Is it safe?
Safe for pets, fish and livestock, this concentrated liquid extract also won’t harm your aquatic plants or plants which are irrigated with the same water.
Whole Barley Straw Bales VS Barley Straw Extract
So, what’s the difference between the two? Simply put – it’s a different process when using whole Aquatic Barley Straw Bales. Whole Barley Straw Bales are manually placed and loosely bundled in water, while Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is poured into the water as a liquid. As Aquatic Barley Straw Bales can take up to 4-8 weeks to begin the decomposition process, Aquatic Barley Straw Extract may be used for the first 8 weeks along with the straw bales.
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How To Use
How to Use
This Aquatic Barley Straw Extract is perfect to use immediately after a refill of ponds, lakes, dams and more.
Determine the volume of water to be treated, gently shake the container to mix well, measure the required amount of product and pour directly into the water body to be treated.
- Green Water
- Slimy or Dirty looking Water
What is the difference between Barley Straw Bales and Barley Straw Extract?
Barley Straw Bales are in their natural state, where as Barley Straw Extract is the concentrated liquid version of the bales. When Barley Straw is activated in water, it begins the process of decomposition. This releases what we call “phenolic compounds’ – these have a natural composition that’s similar to hydrogen peroxide.
Is it safe for fish?
Yes, it will not harm fish or aquatic plants.
What happens if I accidentally put in too much Barley Straw Extract?
Our Barely Straw Extract is a natural product so don’t stress if you accidentally put in a little extra. We do recommend that you follow our instructions as these dilution rates have been tried and tested and we know they work. Why use extra product if you don’t have to!
Is Barley Straw Extract safe to use?
Our Barley Straw is 100% Australian grown and made it is completely safe to use.