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achunter
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« on: March 29, 2009, 01:41:37 PM »

does the color of you supers really matter?...i painted them all white last year but i have a color called "kiwi" that im never gonna use so i was thinking about painting my supers in this color, would that be alright?
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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009, 01:51:09 PM »

Think heat....Light colors reflect heat, keeping the hive cooler.  Dark colors absorb heat, keeping the hive warmer.
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2009, 10:25:49 PM »

The bees are not critical tenants, they really don't care what color, or combinations thereof, you paint their home.  They just what to know what the return address is.
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