The 5 Frame Cardboard NUC Box is the most economical way to temporarily house or move a NUC. When making up NUCs to sell or when purchasing a NUC from a professional beekeeper it is necessary to place the NUC in a temporary hive until it can be moved to a permanent one. Many people do not want to use an old hive due to the possibility of transmitting diseases. When a new hive is not available the solution is to use a NUC Box. A 5 Frame NUC Box is also a great way to capture a swarm. The 5 Frame Cardboard NUC Box is made of corrugated cardboard and has a wax coating to provide some protection from moisture. The 5 Frame Cardboard NUC Box comes with a white exterior.