Clay Kitty litter, what brand?

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    crsublette coyotes call me Charles

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    I have read several times about folk using the generic Walmart brand for clay kitty but grrr ... I just want to make sure.

    Only generic brand I could find was "Special Kitty" that states, "premium clay cat litter, fresh scent, highly absorbent". It does not say whether it is "clumping" type or "not clumping" type.

    What do ya use?
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Special Kitty is the right brand but I believe it says somewhere on the bag that it is 100% clay and no additives. I don't think it says anything about clumping. I have a bag out in the shed but it's dark now and will check tomorrow what it says. Maybe those back East will get to you earlier than me in the morning.
     
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    I use Special Kitty natural clay litter fragrance free from Walmart. Blue and red bag. You don't want to use litter that has fragrance in it.
     
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    mtpond

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    JW it does say 100% natural ground clay.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Cool then that is the right kind and mine is red and blue bag about 20 or 25lbs I believe for around $3 or so.
     
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    The cheapest litter at walmart, it works great. I have gone through around 50 plus bags so far lol
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    It's great for potting up your plants!
     
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    crsublette coyotes call me Charles

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    The bag I mentioned is a yellow and blue bag.

    Grr, yeah, I think the Walmart near me is "The" place to be in my area for a 45 mile radius since all of the Walmart generic brands kitty litter bags were sold.

    Heh, the 14lb bag I saw was a busted up bag with holes in it. So, think I am gonna wait till I go to the Walmart in the big city of Amarillo and get the red/blue bag of litter goodness.

    Thanks again. :)
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    O.K...HERES THE ONE YOU WANT.....
    [​IMG]25 LB BAG
     
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    crsublette coyotes call me Charles

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    lol, that's awesome, thanks man. :razz:
     
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    What do you use it for in a pond? Is it for clearing up green water... if so is it safe for Koi?

    tia,
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    its for planting in....lilies etc...
     
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    Would you use it in a bog that was filtering a Koi pond?
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I think it would clog up really fast. Pea gravel lets water flow through it. Some koi keepers put clay in their ponds for the health of their koi.
     
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    Thanks for the info.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I use the kitty litter for plants, have a bunch of it, around 25 bags or so if not more in pots in the pond. lilies, taros etc all in kitty litter.

    My bog is all pea gravel and plants
     
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