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Exclusive | Convenient Barley Ball is a Natural Pond Cleaner

  • Convenient, natural way to encourage clearer pond water
  • Safe for fish, pets, plants
  • For best results, place in pond early in the season

If you want to keep your pond fresh and clear all summer long, discover what thousands of gardeners already know — there's no better natural solution than barley straw! And our Barley Ball is the most effective and convenient way to dispense barley. Each ball is effective for 3 to 4 months. One barley ball treats ponds from 260 to 2,600 gallons.

Pond SizeWe recommend:
260-2,600 gallons1 Barley Ball
2,601-5.200 gallons2 Barley Balls
5,201-7,800 gallons3 Barley Balls
To calculate gallons: Pond length (in feet) x width x average depth x 7.5 = gallons

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    Barley Ball
     
    3.8

    (based on 110 reviews)

    78%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to install (75)
    • Supports fish (51)
    • Natural look (30)
    • Easy to clean (22)
    • Easy to use (13)

    Cons

    • Difficult to maintain (7)
    • Smells bad (3)

    Best Uses

    • Back yard (15)
    • POND (9)
    • Garden (5)
    • Landscaping (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Midrange shopper (55), Budget shopper (29), Practical (15), High-end shopper (6), Stylish (5)

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    5.0

    It Worked!!!!

    By PondLover

    from Collinsville, OK

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pond

      Comments about Barley Ball:

      My pond was full of algae, to the point that we could not see to the bottom. Now it is clear again, and I will be adding fish.

       
      5.0

      It Works! I love it!

      By Shaz

      from Monticello, MN

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Barley Ball:

          I bought this for my Dad's pond - as a fathers day gift. Within 2 weeks his pond was clearer and looked great. I was amazed at how fast this cleared up the water! The fish don't mind it either!

           
          5.0

          good product

          By garden lady

          from Northeast Indiana

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Koi

            Comments about Barley Ball:

            The barley ball works very well. I ordered it in the spring only to get the refills and find out the ball was backordered until the middle of July! So we used just the refill by itself and it works fine without the ball. Just got the ball last week. It seemed rather odd that something that is meant to be used in the spring/summer with the refills was not available when needed.

             
            5.0

            BARLEY BALL

            By DonDen

            from Stone Mountain, GA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Barley Ball:

                Use this product in fish pond. Will definitely buy again

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Barley Ball does great job!

                By Meg

                from PA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Barley Ball:

                    Really did a good job of clearing up my murky water in my pond.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy this product again and again

                    By Kathy the turtle lady

                    from Burleson, Texas

                    About Me Budget Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Garden

                      Comments about Barley Ball:

                      I raise slider turtles and their pond area gets quite dirty. I placed the barley ball in the pond and after one week I have noticed a difference in the color of the water. What was dark from leaves falling in it is now see through. I love this product!

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Barley Ball Keeps our Pond Clean

                      By dmcshan2

                      from Kenner

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Pond

                        Comments about Barley Ball:

                        We always have a barley ball in our pond to keep the water clear and clean. We like that it lasts for a long time and is relatively inexpesive to replace when necessary.

                        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        REVIEW OF BARLEY BALL

                        By Judy

                        from Vilas North Carolina

                        About Me Budget Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Garden

                          Comments about Barley Ball:

                          This is one of several items we recently purchased from GS. We put it into our small, natural pond and two weeks later much of the algae has disappeared. We are trying to prepare for introduction of friends' goldfish into our pond. I wish I had tied a length of rope onto each of them (2) in order to move them to locations I want for them instead of where the breezes send them.

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Was expecting more...

                          By it farms

                          from Decatur, AR

                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Barley Ball:

                              I used the barley ball in a livestock pond. I never seen anything change. Was disappointed. Multiple uses MAY be needed but at the cost I doubt that I try, since I didn't see any results.

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Keeps My Pond Clean

                              By Becky

                              from Marietta, GA

                              About Me Budget Shopper

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Garden

                              Comments about Barley Ball:

                              I have used the Barley Ball in my 500 gallon pond for years. I really helps control the algae and keeps the pond clean. I'm on a tight budget and decided not to order it one summer. What a mistake that was! I vowed to purchase it every year regardless of of how tight my purse was.

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