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Observation Tower with extras

Observation Tower with extras This observation tower stays with the same style as previous 7 litre observation boxes though i have sectioned off a small area at the top to house a jar and data logger. This reduces the live

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Observation Log

Observation Logs – 6.5 Litre and 3 litre There’s a few curves and angles in these ones. Hopefully they will give the feel of looking inside a real tree hollow. Double doors . double sided viewing. 35mm thick Cypress. Observation

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Observation Towers

Observation Towers – 3 and 7 litres These are ideal for Budding / Eductions for Tetragonula Carbonaria and Tetragonula Hockingsi. You will get to see colonies being created, that’s what Observation boxes are all about. Previous design box… See more

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Sugarbag Bees Observation Hive

This is the new Observation Box from Sugarbag Bees in Brisbane. Tim Heard has been testing the design out for a while now, with the full hive pictured here being two years old and is going well. It’s currently connected

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Fairy Door Hive

This idea came from Simone as part of the recent “Suggestions 2020” post. Simone posted this photo from Google that shows the Fairy Door on a big tree, I’ve interpreted it in to a Native Bee Observation Box. This will

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Basic Observation Hive

Basic Observation Hive Box This is a very basic style of a tower observation box. It has one single internal space with a volume of 6.2 litres. You could easily make them different sizes, larger or smaller. Tips for getting

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Display Tower with Frames

Display Tower with Removable Frames Note: This is a new design and is still being tested so availability will be limited to “beta testing” boxes. Sarah from Bee Yourself – Brisbane Native Bee Business, was looking for an observation hive

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Observation Tube

Hour Glass Observation Hive The idea This started with an email from Brian Keeble “So it got me thinking, we could attempt a Perspex cylinder…..Then I  thought, to make things easier, we could have the rectangular exterior made of wood

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