Frequently Asked Questions
What type of bees can go in Flow Hives / Frames?
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The Flow Hive has been specifically designed and tested for use with the European honey bee (Apis mellifera).
We believe the Flow frames should work well with most, if not all, subspecies of Apis mellifera, although we have not yet had time to trial this. We have, however, heard reports that African bees, Apis mellifera scutellata, do not readily take to plastic foundation of any kind.
Early supporters of Flow Hives will be able to be pioneers in using Flow frames with the various subspecies of Apis mellifera, and we really appreciate all feedback from customers in regards to different species of bees, and their success with Flow Frame technology.
We look forward to hearing about your endeavours, please post your photos and videos to our Facebook page or on Instagram or YouTube using the hashtag #flowhive