10 Frame Polystyrene Top Feeder [10PF]

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  • 10 Frame Polystyrene Top Feeder [10PF]
$19.95

Description

Includes clear plastic barrier that allows bees access to syrup but inhibits them from drowning. Holds up to 2.64 gallons.

Helpful Hint:  Some beekeepers have enhanced the performance of this feeder by scratching the inside of the clear plastic barrier (with 80 grit sandpaper or a capping scratcher) to give the bees an extra "grip" while feeding. Alternatively, you may add some sand to the paint that you use.

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2 Reviews

  • 5
    Polystyrene to feeder

    Posted by Billy on 19th May 2019

    At first I did not like this feeder as I had a lot of drowned bees. I scratched up the surface of the plastic and they still drowned. Finally I cut some strips of sponges and pushed down in toward the bottom of the feeder. Problem solved. It is a great feeder now!

  • 5
    Works great

    Posted by Michael Clark on 11th Sep 2018

    This fits just as nicely as the rest of the polystyrene hive components. As expected within a few minutes bees were crawling up and taking sips of syrup.

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