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Hivemaker. 

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Wax moths are a pest to beekeepers and combs,but in nature they also do a good job,they eat away combs from diseased feral bee's and help to prevent disease spread from them when they perrish,from varroa, and other pathogens.
 

iombeeman 

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ask in the spring (30+)
you know that is the first time i have heard someone with something good to say about wax moths
 

grizzly 

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I'll get back to you in spring on that one hivemaker.
 

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