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oxalic acid vaporization

  1. Beekeeping 101
    Turns out my mite control early in the year was not as effective as expected, so I have one hive with an excessive mite load. This is my second year as a beek, so still dialing in how to be a beekeeper rather than a varroa mite keeper. I did a full course of OA vaporization over the last two...
  2. Equipment/Hardware
    Hi everybody, the season for treatments is approaching, I am planning on buying a new oxalic acid vaporizer. I need something fast, therefore i am excluding varrox type models, and my choice narrowed down to 3 models: Provap Sublimox Oxalika Pro What do you think? first hand experience...
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  4. Bee Forum
    Quick question before treating with a vaporizer. Everything I read/watch says to remove the honey supers first. I haven't seen much about removing the rest of the food stores (nectar, pollen, pollen patties, etc) So how specific do I need to be when removing frames? I don't have any honey...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    Hello, I heard lots of good things about oxalic acid vaporization technique, but the equipment is costly. I was wondering to know at what temperature the oxalic acid vaporizes? I am thinking to build one using wood burning iron. Any thoughts?
  6. Diseases and Pests
    2nd year beekeeper. This year my focus was to keep my 2 hives alive through the winter up in the Seattle area after my 1 hive last year didn't make it, most likely because of Varoa. This summer I used drone trapping and Apilife-VAR strips for 3 weeks in August. I haven't been doing any mite...
  7. Diseases and Pests
    With and all the positive feedback on its use and so many commercial beekeepers using OA in a dribble and others using it in a vaporized, why are YOU not using it? It's pennies per treatment whether used in a dribble or vaporized (outside the initial cost of the vaporizer). Well below the costs...
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