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What is the Life Cycle of a Flea?

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Getting rid of fleas is dependent on not only killing adult fleas, but you may also need to retreat to killing hatchlings. This is a guide about, "What is the life cycle of a flea?".


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February 19, 2010

How long can fleas live without a host?

By Alice from Long Beach, CA


February 21, 20100 found this helpful

I was told it could be as long as year, but don't take that to the bank. I do know it's a long time.

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February 25, 20100 found this helpful

The eggs are still hatching. Vacumn every day and they will soon be gone.

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February 25, 20100 found this helpful

We bought a house that had sat empty for about 18 months. The previous owners had a dog. We moved in and the place was full of fleas so, at least 18 months!

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February 19, 20100 found this helpful

How often do fleas mate?



Flea Life Cycle

I don't know if it helps, but an exterminator and a vet told me that their eggs hatch every two weeks.


So we had to treat our house every two weeks. So gross.

Good luck, hope this helps. (11/10/2008)

By metroplex

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