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Offline thatguy324

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top bar hive from a barrel quick question
« on: June 15, 2013, 06:37:16 PM »
if their was soda or ice cream flavoring in the food grade 55 gallon barrel will this deter or attract bees should i just wash it out with water and it will be okay or can i use soap and water?

Offline nietssemaj

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Re: top bar hive from a barrel quick question
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2013, 08:55:05 PM »
I used a barrel last year that had soda syrup and then waste vegi oil in it. I washed it out after cutting it open with a de-greaser and the bees didn't seem to mind.