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Offline Hi-Tech

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« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2006, 12:32:51 AM »
I may have to take back my advice about the slatted rack. While it does seem to work well for ventilation it also seems to give the hive beetles a place to hide. I took a hive down today all the way to the rack and there were a lot of hive beetles all in the grooves of the slatted rack. I have removed the rack and will check next week to see if that helped.

Does anyones else have this kind of problem with slatted racks?
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« Reply #21 on: May 28, 2006, 12:59:34 AM »
Will now, that's a problem.  Up here in the Pacific Northwest I've never seen a Hive beetle.  So That's a problem I wouldn't have been able to foresee.  But for those who live in areas without SHB I still suggest using slatted racks.
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