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moths in swarm traps

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Is there any secret way to keep moths out of swarm traps? I set out a swarm trap this year, and never caught any. I then used the drawn out comb to do a split, and later killed a wax moth on one of frames. One frame I noticed wax moth larvae emerging from, so I immediately put it in the freezer. It wouldn't help to put the frames in the freezer before they hatch would it?
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Freezing the combs may kill wax moth eggs and larva that are present, but during warm weather the moths lay more eggs fairly quickly.

I recommend treating the combs with B-401.
Sundance Xentari - Bt Aizawai Powder
I sprayed my combs with this and not a single wax moth.
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