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Offline achunter

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super color
« on: March 29, 2009, 02:41:37 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?

Offline iddee

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Re: super color
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009, 02:51:09 PM »
Think heat....Light colors reflect heat, keeping the hive cooler.  Dark colors absorb heat, keeping the hive warmer.
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Offline Brian D. Bray

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Re: super color
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2009, 11:25:49 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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