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Help! Caught our own hive’s swarm, still constructing the new top bar hive, how long do we have?

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Help! Caught our own hive’s swarm, still constructing the new top bar hive, how long do we have?

Greetings — yesterday we caught our own top-bar hive's swarm just as it started collecting, and now have it in a sealed 3-frame box. My husband is trying to finish the hive he's making on his own so we can put them in (along with some brood frames, likely from the original). We technically could put them in the new hive as it is now, with some severe shortcuts, but it would be a lot better for the bees (and us) if he had time for some finishing touches.

TLDR: How long can the bees live safely in the sealed box? Alternatively, if we unseal the box and let them do their thing, how likely are they to stay in such a small environment?

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