Ropa - Organic Diatomaceous Earth - 1kg Tub


Organic desiccant powder that is suitable for housing areas of poultry, livestock and pets. Prevents damp areas where mites, moulds and crawling insects can thrive.

Ropa Diatomaceous earth  is an organic, naturally-mined mineral product made up of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae. 


Ropa Diatomaceous earth contains no pesticides or chemicals; it is a natural earth which is an environmentally friendly powder for housing and bedding. 

Ropa Diatomaceous earth binds ammonia, so reducing odours; it absorbs moisture and is a natural disccant, keeping the environment clean, dry and sweet-smelling. 


A dry environment prevents moulds and fungi and discourages infestation by mites and insects.


Application Instructions:

Dry application:

- Around drinker, feeders and appliances and in and around areas in which insects gather.

- Use for dust baths, nest boxes and throughout animal and chicken houses.

- Improves foot condition and increases the comfort of the animal.


Wet application:

Mix with water at the rate of 1 tablespoons of Ropa Diatomaceous earth  to 1 litre of water and spray onto the areas to be treated.

Shaken frequently to ensure the mixture is consistent, as the powder doesn’t dissolve.


100% pure natural diatomaceous earth. 

Ropa diatomaceous earth is an organic, mineral product made from crushed fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms (a type of algae). 

Contains a variety of natural minerals such as: calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium, titanium, potassium, silicon, aluminum...



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