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Fruit Flies can sense other types of food too, like grains or vegetables. Also its very important to note that fruit flies do not only breed on fruit. Any sugary substance or even your rubbish bins can be perfect places for fruit flies. More information can be found here:

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How you can rear fruit fly?

You can attract wild fruit flies by placing slices of banana in a coffee can. The females will lay eggs and maggots will appear, which will form pupae, which will hatch into adult fruit flies.

How do fruit flies get on fruit?

Fruit flies are attracted to the smell of the fruit, they fly to the fruit to get to it. There they breed and lay their eggs so some fruit flies are born on the fruit.

Are fruit fly eggs poisonous?

No. In fact, pretty much everyone eats them, with fruit, or in fruit juice and the like - you know how fruit flies can appear out of nowhere? They have to hatch first. The eggs are very tiny and completely harmless.

How do fruit flies infest fruit?

Fruit flies infest fruit by actually burrowing into the fruit, and laying their eggs inside of it. So when they hatch, the fruit flies then devour their environment

Are fruit flies dangerous?

No. They are fruit flies. They eat fruit. Not harmful.

What is Fruit Flies?

flies that enjoy fruit

Do fruit flies become big flies?

No, they stay fruit flies.

Are you eating fruit fly larva when you eat fruit with fruit flies on it?

You probably are if female fruit flies were on it.

Can your hamster be hurt by fruit flies?

No. fruit flies eat fruit. but they can throw up on it.

Are fruit flies decomposers?

Fruit flies are in fact decomposers. Ripe or rotting fruit is a mainstay in the diet of a fruit fly. Fruit flies also breed and lay larva in these environment.

When are fruit flies decomposers?

Fruit flies are in fact decomposers. Ripe or rotting fruit is a mainstay in the diet of a fruit fly. Fruit flies also breed and lay larva in these environment.

Are fruit flies and flies the same?

Fruit flies are a type of fly, so yes.

How do you prevent gnats and fruit flies from growing?

How do I get rid of fruit flies, and gnats.

What were first fruit flies born?

fruit flies come from outside they do not generate from rotten fruit.

What Is The Habitat Of Fruit Flies?

Fruit flies live in tropical climates.

Are there still fruit flies in space?

There were never fruit flies in space.....

What is the mutation of fruit flies?

Mutations of fruit flies are when they fly around in your house and rot your fruit. YUCKY!

Why do fruit flies have white eyes?

they dont well actually some fruit flies do. it depends on if they are a mutant type of fruit fly or not. there are also flies that have messed up wings, these types of flies are called vestigial. there are also fruit flies that don't even have eyes. all of these types of fruit flies are mutants and are used for testing.

Are Fruit flies harmful to hamsters?

most likely what your are seeing is fleas. fruit flies like fruit, not hamsters.

How did the fruit flies in space die?

hey didnt have fruit flies in space.

Do fruit flies have 8 chromosomes?

Yes - fruit flies have 8 chromosomes.

Can fruit flies spread Ebola virus?

No. Fruit flies do not transmit Ebola.

Do fruit flies bite your head?

fruit flies do not bite at all . sweat flies do bite .

How are fruit flies born?

Fruit flies lay eggs and when the eggs develop, the flies are born. Flies can lay hundreds of eggs at once.

What do fruit flies surround?