The bees do not mind the color of the foundation
White color foundations may be used in the BROOD Box (Bottom Box) or HONEY SUPER (Top Box)
White color foundations are preferred in the HONEY SUPER (Top Box)
Black color foundations are preferred in the BROOD Box (Bottom Box)
The beekeeper prefers BLACK color foundations in the BROOD BOX (Bottom Box)
To better see if a cell contains an EGG
Deep: 19" x 1-3/8" x 9-1/8"
Medium: 19" x 1-3/8" x 6-1/4"
Shallow: 19" x 1-3/8" x 5-3/8"
Deep Frames are commonly used in the Brood Box
Healthy colony will occupy 20 Deep Frames in 2 Deep Brood Boxes
Deep Frames may be used as Honey Super, but they will get very heavy when full
Medium Frames may be used in Brood Box or Honey Super
Healthy colony will occupy 30 Medium Frames in 3 Medium Brood Boxes
Shallow Frames are use in Honey Supers Only
Commonly for Natural Comb Honey