Mini Barley Bales, Set of 2

Mini Barley Bales, Set of 2

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Barley Straw Controls Algae Growth Naturally

  • Keep water clear and algae-free
  • Safe for fish, pets, plants
  • Mini Barley Bales are sold in a set of 2; each bale treats 500 gallons
  • For best results, place in pond early in the season
  • Replace every 6 months

Keep the water in your container water garden, small pond or aquarium clean and clear the natural way — with barley straw. Just float this barley straw-filled mesh sachet in the water and it will inhibit algae growth for up to 6 months.

  • Barley straw
  • Mini Barley Bales are approx. 5-1/2” L x 3-1/4” W each
  • Micro Barley Bale is approx. 4-1/2" L x 2-3/4" in diameter

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Mini and Micro Barley Bales
 
3.3

(based on 43 reviews)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (27)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Easy to store (11)
  • Durable (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pond (3)
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      • Midrange shopper (24), Budget shopper (15)

    Reviewed by 43 customers

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    3.0

    Seems to Work

    By Container Gal

    from Overland Park, KS

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Inexpensive
    • Natural product

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

        I have a large fountain. I use an algaecide, but it's not enough to keep the water clean and I don't want to have to change the water. These seem to help. So far, I haven't had to change the water.

         
        2.0

        It's ok

        By Bart

        from Brigham City, Utah

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Store
        • Seems To Work Ok I Guess

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

            I haven't really noticed a difference in the pond. It isn't getting any worse, so I guess that means that it's working. Gets waterlogged pretty fast and sinks to the bottom of the pond.

             
            3.0

            Works somewhat.

            By Dennis C

            from McKinney TX

            About Me Budget Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                While the water is not crystal clear, it is better than before.

                 
                1.0

                would not buy again

                By gma

                from fl

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                      didn't work in our little pond it is still green

                       
                      5.0

                      This works like a charm

                      By Charlotta

                      from Narragansett, RI

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Keeps The Water Clear

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                          This keeps our barrel type fountain clear all summer

                           
                          5.0

                          Great For Ponds!!

                          By Ted

                          from Spokane, Wa.

                          About Me Budget Shopper

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Store
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Garden

                            Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                            Use in my koi pond and it helps keep the water clean & clean & order free.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Mini Barley Bale to clear pond water

                            By Alice the Birdscaper

                            from Madison, WI

                            About Me Budget Shopper

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Store
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Water Feature

                              Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                              We added a small waterfall feature to our garden this year and the mini barley bale cleared up the green scum that was accumulating within weeks. It causes it to sort of cling together so it can be scooped and removed much easier. Highly recommend this as a natural bird & wildlife friendly solution for clear water!!

                              By the way we are keeping our water feature open this winter with a 250 watt farm bucket heater. So far so good.

                               
                              4.0

                              Worked in 5 weeks

                              By Tbuzz

                              from New Hartford, CT

                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • PoolPond Area

                                Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                                Worked in 5 weeks. Water went from algae green to clear, and has stayed clear. Very simple solution to what was a constant problem.

                                 
                                4.0

                                barley bales

                                By Ron

                                from No. Va

                                About Me Budget Shopper

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Store
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Pond

                                  Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                                  seems fine, sunk pretty quickly though...

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  Sorry did not work

                                  By denise

                                  from new jersey

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about Mini and Micro Barley Bales:

                                  Did not work.

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