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Barley Straw Pond Flakes

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Barley Straw Flakes

Barley straw is considered to be the most effective product available on today's market for garden pond clarification.
It is totally safe for:

  • Fish
  • Pondlife
  • Aquatic plants, and even children
  • Contains only natural active ingredients
  • Treats up to 1000 Gallons
  • High surface area for more efficient breakdown
  • Works on duck weed
Being such an environmentally sound product, unlike the alternative array of chemicals on the market it is also totally child safe.
Repeated experiments have proven this simple solution to be effective in control of algae, blanket weed, and green water problems.
Very simple to apply and maintain - quite literally you remove the plastic outer packaging, and put it in your pond. The best time to start using this is the beginning of spring, however, there is absolutely no reason not to start as soon as possible.

As the temperatures begin to rise after the cold of winter, the conditions become right for algae and weed growth to begin. This is the time the natural decomposition of the straw micro-organisms give rise to algal inhibitors (hydrogen peroxide) which help to dramatically reduce the levels of Nitrate and Phosphate in the water

"Barley straw... now recognised as the only effective product that can safely be used in ponds" Chris Beardshaw, 3 little gems, Daily Mail 14/05/05

As with all things, it is best to give your pond the best possible chance, therefore at time of installation, we would recommend manually removing any surface weed, and where possible cleaning the bottom of the pond. This should leave you with an excellently crisp clear pond for a whole season.

Unlike the old barley straw bag the new flakes are designed to quickly absorb water and sink leaving little or no surface debris.

For this we recommend using our Hand Operated Pond Silt Remover - CLICK HERE and Pond Vac - CLICK HERE.


 
Customer Reviews
Rating: 5/5

"Ordered same previously, needed some more"
Reviewed 08th Apr 2014


Rating: 4/5

"As Above"
Reviewed 24th Mar 2014


Rating: 5/5

"the pump is having difficulty in clearing the sludge but product works well"
Reviewed 06th Oct 2013


Rating: 1/5

"DONT THINK THEY WORK AT ALL. WATER SUDSY ALL THE TIME AND HAZY."
Reviewed 17th Sep 2013


Rating: 1/5

"Not sure these are working as expected due to strange reaction in pond water. Have currently removed from pond"
Reviewed 10th Sep 2013


Rating: 5/5

"really pleased"
Reviewed 12th Aug 2013


Rating: 2/5

"No visible effect yet"
Reviewed 07th Aug 2013


Rating: 5/5

"They seem to be clearing my pond"
Reviewed 05th Jul 2013


Rating: 4/5

"Although our pond is looking good, the barley balls do not float on the surface for many days before disappearing below the plants. Is this OK? Perhaps they are not so densly packed with barley as they were? Previous balls would initially sink and then reappear and float for some weeks."
Reviewed 24th Jun 2013


Rating: 5/5

"Not only do the bagged flakes harvest the algae, they also act as feeding stations for the tadpoles. There has been a definate increase in the clarity of my pond water since I introduced the barley straw flakes."
Reviewed 10th Jun 2013


Rating: 5/5

"Just what was needed, and very reasonably priced."
Reviewed 12th May 2013


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Average Rating: 3.6/5 (34 reviews)

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