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drex 

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In preparation for treatment I intend to make up some apiguard ekes.
Do not have apiguard yet so do not know how deep to make the eke.
Anybody know or got a tape measure? Thanks
 

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The trays of Apiguard are about 10mm thick drex plus you need some space on top of that for the bees to get to it.

I made some ekes at about 1 1/2 so you can lay some fondant on the top of the frames in the spring should they need it.

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40mm is enough (Thornes is this size)

Just buy some 2 x 1 pse which finishes about 45mm.
 

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why not just add 30-40mm to one side of cover board?
 

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I posted a question on here last year about why some coverboards have a very deep side and a shallow side - my best reason to date is to allow apigaurd to be used with the deep side.
 

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