Silver Fish Control

Silver Fish Control

Appearance

Silver fish is whitish and mild brown grey in colour, it colour may differ to bluish silver. It is like a tear drop in shape and it is approximately 12mm to 19mm in length. Long three bristles on rear and it produce from an egg to adult.

Behaviour, Diet Habits

Silver fish dwell in damp areas like basements, bathrooms, kitchens and attics. Moreover, attracted to damp clothing. It feed on carbohydrates, as well sugars and starches.

  • Cellulose
  • Shampoos
  • Glue in books
  • Linen
  • Silk and their food source are dead insects, which are often found in unopened packages of food.
Signs of a Silverfish Infestation

Silverfish can be detected in a sink or bathtub. Their fece is like a pepper flake which help to indicate presence of silver fish.

Silverfish control and Prevention in the Home

Silverfish move very quickly and are nocturnal. Silver fish are harmful and secretive. Silverfish reproduce quickly. Their destructive feeding habits make them famous and known. Silverfish infest in damp and dark places and can be found in basements, washrooms, and attics. Silverfish survive in any environment but in high humidity area it develop faster silverfish infestations can only be destroyed by professional treatment. Your local pest control expert that will be able to deal the situation
within your building or place and determine the most instant and effective methods of
extermination.