the all-natural ‘IT’ line of pond products provide
value to pond-owners who are seeking a natural solution to
maintenance and water clarity problems.
products are completely natural and harmless to natural
organisms. There is no toxic build-up of chemical or
metal residues common to pesticides, including copper
sulfates and chelated products.
on the nutrients existing in ponds, but does not kill
not kill algae or promote the growth of bacteria, which
die and decay, it does not release nutrients back into
the water. Release of nutrients by dead algae and bacteria
causes recurrent cycles of algae growth, starving the
water of oxygen and leading to eutrophication.
works like barley straw, but is faster than the straw
itself. The extract is already decomposed and starts
to work immediately, cutting the time to effectiveness
is cleaner to use than barley straw. There is no messy
residue to remove at the end of decomposition.
is easier to use. Barley straw usually comes in bales,
which must be broken apart and put into bags for decomposition
to occur. It is now also available pre-packaged in bags
and matts, but those, too, must be removed when no longer
comes in a specially designed self-measuring bottle:
just measure and pour.
is less expensive than barley straw. An average 1000-gallon
pond requires at least 2 bales of barley straw for a
summer season. CLEAR-IT™ will keep the pond clear
for a season at half the cost.