A Quick Question About Flukes Question

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by shinypalmtree, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. shinypalmtree

    shinypalmtreeNew MemberMember

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    Do flukes lay their eggs on the host fish, or on any surfaces in the tank?

    Also, how long do they live for without a host?
     
  2. sarah.grobbelaar

    sarah.grobbelaarNew MemberMember

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    I’m sure they lay eggs in the gills of the host fish. Life cycle is between 2-4 weeks.

    I’ll google to be sure!
     
  3. sarah.grobbelaar

    sarah.grobbelaarNew MemberMember

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