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Microbe-Lift - Concentrated Barley Straw Extract & Peat - 16oz

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Microbe-Lift - Concentrated Barley Straw Extract & Peat - 16oz

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Microbe-lift Barley Straw and Peat Liquid Extract will give you all the benefits of concentrated barley extract plus the added benefit of liquid peat to help maintain an ideal pH in Alkaline ponds.

Rich in organic peat which softens pond water reducing nitrate and phosphate concentrations in the water column and provides a natural buffering agent and ion attenuation in lined ponds that additionally gives them some beneficial properties of earthen ponds.

Product Description:
  • No more messy straw
  • Helps create healthy, clean living ponds
  • Not harmful to aquatic life, plants, humans or pets
  • Works gently over 2 to 3 weeks
  • Effective in most conditions
  • Eliminates decomposing barley bales
  • Much less maintenance
  • Made from barley straw
  • Specially formulated to naturally balance pond water and improve clarity
  • Helps maintain ideal pH in alkaline ponds
  • Immediate slow-release of natural humic & tannic acids (decomposition by-products)
  • Tinted water provides a natural sun filter
  • Reduces phosphate & nitrate concentrations in the water column
  • Provides a buffering agent & ion attenuation in lined ponds giving some beneficial properties of earthen ponds.
  • 250 ml extract is the concentrated equivalent to six barley pillows

Direction for use:

Basic Application Rates

 Size of Pond 
(in gallons)
  1st and 2nd Week  3rd and 4th Week  Maintenance 
  (Every 3 Weeks)  

up to 500

1 oz. .5 oz. .75 oz.


1.5 oz. .75 oz. 1.25 oz.


2 oz. 1 oz. 1.5 oz.


2.5 oz. 1.25 oz. 1.75 oz.
2500-3000 3 oz. 1.5 oz. 2.25 oz.
3000-4000 3.5 oz. 1.75 oz. 2.75 oz.
4000-5000 4 oz. 2 oz. 3 oz.
5000-6000 4.5 oz. 2.25 oz. 3.25 oz.
6000-7000 5 oz. 2.5 oz. 3.75 oz.
7000-8000 5.5 oz. 2.75 oz. 4.25 oz.
8000-10000 6 oz. 3 oz. 4.5 oz.

1oz = 29.58 ml   ●    8oz/100 sq ft of surface area    ●    256oz (2 gallons)/surface acre

Pour directly into the pond water. Rates are based on clear water.
For Turbid Water - Increase dose by 50%

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Microbe-Lift - Concentrated Barley Straw Extract & Peat - 16oz