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

Microbe-Lift - Concentrated Barley Straw Extract & Peat - 16oz
Suggested Retail$20.58
Our Price$16.46You save20%
Usually ships the same business day

Product Details

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

Directions for use:

Basic Application Rates

 Size of Pond 
(in gallons)
  1st Week  2nd, 3rd and 4th Week  Maintenance 
  (Once per month)  

up to 500

2 oz. .5 oz. .75 oz.


3 oz. .75 oz. 1.25 oz.


4 oz. 1 oz. 1.5 oz.


6 oz. 1.25 oz. 1.75 oz.
2500-3000 8 oz. 1.5 oz. 2.25 oz.
3000-4000 10 oz. 2 oz. 3 oz.
4000-5000 12 oz. 2.5 oz. 3.5 oz.
5000-6000 16 oz. 3 oz. 4 oz.
6000-7000 20 oz. 3.5 oz. 4.50 oz.
7000-8000 24 oz. 5 oz. 6 oz.
8000-10000 32 oz. 6 oz. 8 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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