I'll be installing 2 packages of bees into 2 hives in a couple of weeks. (delivery has been delayed due to weather down South) I have screened bottom boards and have decided that I'll close the bottom until they are established. But the insert board has a built in entrance reducer. The size of the opening is only about 1/2".
I know that I need to drastically reduce the size of the opening, but that seems a little too small to me. Should I increase that up to about an inch or leave it as is?