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Why do honeybees fly at your fluorescent outdoor light at night and some come in the house through your dog door and how do you get rid of them permanently?


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2011-06-02 07:42:51
2011-06-02 07:42:51

Try placing outside your home on your deck; a fly zapper with a flourescent bulb in it, of a similar wavelength. I guess its warm where you are.

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Honey bees and most insects inclusive are attracted to ultraviolet light (UV).

The basics of the flourescent tube will create all UV light of which is converted to visable (to us) light by phosphors inside the tube. A proportion of this is still UV and will attract insects.

Placing the fly-zapper outside will work to combat the problem as they are more attracted to the special UV type lights incorporated in them.


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