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I added a second deep to my hive a couple of weeks ago. When I did an inspection last week the bees had built a bunch of comb between the bottom and top boxes.

Should I leave it there? Scrape it out?
Is there something I shoudl do to prevent this?

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Scrape it out.
Make sure your beespace is correct between the frames from top to bottom. I think it should be no more than 3/8 inch. If this is not correct I am sure someone will give the correct dimension here soon. Any more space than this and they will build comb.
 

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They almost always build some comb between the boxes. Scrape it out or leave it. I usually scrape it off and clean things up so the the boxes don't get terribly difficult to separate later.
 

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Thanks all!
Seemed to make them unhappy when i scraped it out last time - so maybe I'll leave it and see if it gets in the way.
 

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Anything that can seal up tight. I use some tupperware my wife was going to through out. I then keep it in the basement where it stays nice and cool.
 
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