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Choice and Consequence

Discussion in 'My Optimal Journal' started by crix, Aug 14, 2019 at 5:56 PM.

  1. crix

    crix New Member

    Might get to myself later, but first I'll give a progress report for my honeybee colony. (The colony is a great way to stay connected to nature; also can serve as a canary of sorts).

    I currently give the entire colony photobiomodulation once per week (670nm + 830nm, see <https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0166531>).

    Also have made a DIY magnetico for the hive (made out of about 100 ceramic block magnets cut into thick books).

    Results so far are good! > ~50 lbs of honey.

    The colony started small (size = 5 frames) on June 6, but already had doubled to about 12 frames and was ready to swarm by June 26 (!). All this with no feeding of the colony!
    Lahelada, drezy and Marko Pollo like this.

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