Well I put my apistan strips in my hive today for my fall/winter mite treatment. From what I have read, I am supposed to put a strip to every 5 frames of bees. Does this mean that I should use 6 strips in 3 deep supers? Also does the apistan kill the mites or do I need a greased bottom board to catch the mites after they drop? If the bee cluster is only on about 6 frames from the bottom super to the top, does that mean that I only need 3 or 4 strips, or am I better off putting 2 in each deep. I would rather bee to cautious than lose my hives. This is the first time I have medicated with the mite strips. For tracheal mites I just use the grease patties and this seems to work fine. Should I also use the menthol packets as well?