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Purchased a Flow Hive 2 Brood Box & Super separately, but realised that you'd benefit from also having the Flow Hive 2 Base?
This upgrade kit is just what you need.
Western Red Cedar timber base, multipurpose pest management tray, metal screen, rear vented cover, spirit levels to create the optimal slope for harvesting, landing board, and an Integrated Adjustable Hive Stand.
Priced at $259.
*This accessory is best used with the Flow Hive 2 Brood Box, however, can be used with any Flow Hive or Brood Box model – please be aware that there may be some discrepancies in the width of the box to the base.
What size do I need?
Confused about what size to get? Don't worry we get it! Our Flow Frames are slightly wider than traditional wooden brood frames, so for an 8 frame Langstroth hive, 6 Flow Frames are used to completely fill the super.
The 6 frame base is compatible with:
- Flow Hive 2 – 6 frame
- 8 frame Langstroth beehives
The 7 frame base is compatible with:
- Flow Hive 2 – 7 frame
- 10 frame Langstroth beehives
TIMBER - WESTERN RED CEDAR
Crafted from premium Western Red Cedar, using precision manufacturing.
We are using Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) as it is a beautiful timber with a remarkably fine and stable grain structure. It is a highly durable and naturally weatherproof timber.
We recommend applying a coat of weatherproof sealant to bring out the lustre of this beautiful timber and help it last even longer.
Timber included in this product is made from naturally grown resources - each hive will be slightly different in character. Please see our FAQ for more information on our natural timber characteristics.
FLOW FRAMES – BPA & BPS-FREE PLASTIC
Made in Australia from durable, highest quality food-grade, BPA and BPS-free plastic, Flow Frames have taken the beekeeping world by storm.
We have worked hard to ensure that our Flow Frames are manufactured from the very best food grade materials.
The clear viewing ends of the frames, as well as the honey tube and caps, are made from a virgin food grade copolyester. The manufacturers have assured us that it's not only BPA-free, but it is not manufactured with bisphenol-S or any other bisphenol compounds.
The manufacturers also advise that third-party labs have tested this material and the results have demonstrated that it is free of estrogenic and androgenic activity. The centre frame parts are made from a virgin food grade polypropylene which is also free from any bisphenol compounds and is widely accepted as one of the safest plastics for food contact.
Plastics have been used for many years in beehives for both brood and honey combs and have not been found to have a negative impact on bee colonies.
Store Flow Frames in a dry, cool, dark location out of direct sunlight when not in use. You can find further information in our FAQs.
This product is the same width as a 6 frame Flow Hive/Super, or an 8 frame Langstroth hive/super/brood box.
More precise dimensions are available here in our FAQ.
How much honey can I harvest?
(Timelapse image shows 18kg honey harvest from 6-frame Western Red Cedar Flow Hive Classic)
Harvest up to 18 kgs (40 lb) of honey when the 6-frame super is full. Watch as fresh, pure unfiltered honey flows from the back of the hive directly into your own jars. No filtering, no mess.
Each Flow Frame holds approximately 3 kg (6.5 lb) of unprocessed honey, this can increase if the bees really build each frame out. Bee prepared with extra jars in case your first one overflows!
For more information on honey collection see our FAQ.
New to beekeeping and not sure where to start?
Beekeeping is such a fascinating pastime enjoyed the world over by people from all walks of life.
Learning about looking after your bees is a fascinating and truly rewarding experience. They are amazing little creatures!
We love welcoming new beekeepers worldwide into the Flow family and have a swarm of resources to assist you in your journey.
Included with the purchase of any of our Flow products is support from our knowledgeable Flow team via:
A handy interactive guide explaining the fundamentals of beekeeping.
Weather permitting, the Flow team host weekly Facebook Live events.
Have Flow product questions? We’re here to help, and operate during Australian business hours, Monday to Friday.
- Email - Our friendly support staff will get back to you ASAP
- Phone - Kick back and have a good old chat with Trace
- Live chat - Get fast answers to your buzzing questions
Official Flow answers to frequently asked questions.
Ask general questions regarding beekeeping, and have them answered by the worldwide Flow community – or read through different topics to find your answer!