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This means you can only get liquid honey; not honeycomb. Also, it is also believed by many that the natural wax is superior to plastic for a number of reasons: Plastic causes "off-gassing"; i.e. the release of airborne particulates / chemicals, dubbed volatile organic compounds, which may be harmful to the health of the hive. The cell size is fixed. Cell size relates to the sex of the bees produces, so this restricts the bees ability to alter their drone:worker populations. Bees communicate by vibration; natural (wax) comb will vibrate as expected, whilst plastic will not. Wax can store pheromone information which may be important (though as yet there is no science to support or discount this claim). http://www.honeycolony.com/article/3-reasons-to-go-against-the-flow-hive/ https://attheapiary.wordpress.com/2015/06/22/the-flow-hive-solves-a-problem-that-doesnt-exist-exacerbates-a-problem-that-does/ See More
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