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Gregg
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« on: April 19, 2008, 02:22:49 PM »

I inspected my hives yestarday and seen some very small jumping insects in side the hive. Should I be concerned with them and what could they be? They looked like fleas to me or could they be mites?
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2008, 08:39:18 PM »

Whatever they are they are not a threat to bees, unless they are small hive beetles.
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2008, 08:50:07 PM »

I checked again just a few hrs ago and the # I saw were not as great as yestarday. They really look like fleas . Thanks again
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