Feeding bees FL

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by BeepsBees, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. BeepsBees

    BeepsBees Member

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    So my bees have plenty of nectar and honey they made while I was feeding them. I'm going to stop bcz I think we are in a good flow. Cocoa beach FL. I was wondering if I could just put water in their feeder to make sure they have plenty. Would that be ok since they won't store it thinking its nectar? Or maybe sugar water with hardly any sugar? I just want them to have plenty to drink in general without them not making pure honey on the count of me feeding them sugar water ImageUploadedByBeekeeping Forum1471553347.082722.jpg
     
  2. camero7

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    fine to fill it with water.
     

  3. ibeelearning

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    Some bks even maximize honey production by keeping a feeder of water on the hive so more bee work is dedicated to hauling nectar and pollen rather than water.