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What are Silverfish?

Have you ever wondered that when you open a book you found a little and white monster nestled in between the pages? That’s a silverfish. Commonly found in old boxes, drawers and bookshelves, these creatures are known to be harmful pests. Silverfish feed on carbohydrates, especially sugars and starches. They have voracious feeding habits, oftentimes ruining papers, clothing and wallpaper.

Silverfish have been on the earth hundreds of thousands of years in the past before dinosaurs. Meaning, insects like them have lived for 400 million years! They are small wingless bugs, with the fish-like look and are whitish-grey in colour. They are harmless and there had been no recognised proof that they cause diseases or introduce toxin, however, they may be considered pests in homes and businesses.

Their existence is sometimes undetected and homeowners frequently transport silverfish indoors unknowingly. Once inside, they find a safe dark and damp place where they can nestle and breed, and over time spread everywhere. These pests will enter homes through foundation cracks, torn screens, or openings around doors. Leaving dirty dishes out in the open will also lure silverfish indoors. They are not known to spread illnesses but they are capable of triggering allergic reactions in some people and further damage properties. Their presence sometimes attracts carpet beetles and causes unease because of their strange appearance.

Silverfish in Australian Households

Silverfish absorbs anything that contains polysaccharides, such as starches and dextrins in adhesives, which are found in book bindings. Aside from that, they feed on carpet, clothing, coffee, dandruff, glue, hair, some paints, paper, photos, plaster, and sugar. Wallpapers are not an exception too because these creatures feed on it because of the glue. Overall, anything that has polysaccharide contents are considered food for those pests.

Silverfish are cosmopolitan species, meaning to say, they are common and are found in Africa, the Americas, Europe, Australia, Asia and other parts of the Pacific. They live in moist areas that need a relative humidity between 75% and 95%. In urban areas, they can be found in basements and attics.

As aforementioned, they may not impose any harm, however they’re considered a nuisance and can be harmful to any belongings.

Spotting an Infestation

These creepy crawlers are proven to be nocturnal and they move around fast. Since they feed on starches and paste, most individuals will be conscious of their presence when they see holes and yellowish stains on their clothing or wardrobes. They understand that silverfish is present.

As aforementioned, silverfish loves moist, dark and cold areas. They’re found hiding in the nooks of the bathroom, kitchen cupboards, under the sink, attics and basements. Usually, whenever there are new buildings, large amounts could be found in which masonry is still damp. During a famine, a silverfish may even attack leatherware and synthetic fabrics. Silverfish can live for a year or more without eating.

Silverfish eggs generally take within 14 Days to 2 months to incubate. Indeed, the female and male carry out a fascinating habit that includes 3 phases and might last over half an hour. The female silverfish lay around 60 eggs and stored in tiny crevices. At the end, when the eggs hatch, the nymphs will deal on its way to move toward becoming adults following after three months to three years.

Though they’re accounted for family damages, silverfish retains no holds any record in transmitting diseases. On The alternative hand, they are food for different insects such as earwigs, house centipedes, and spiders.

Controlling Silverfish Brooding

Though you can reduce their brooding while you clean the household, it cannot assure that silverfish infestation can be absolutely removed. It will nevertheless be a smart choice if professional pest management services can be obtained for silverfish remedy.

Here are some reasons why using a professional silverfish treatment is a good initiative:

If you suspect a silverfish infestation at the comfort of your home, it’s best to call the help of a licensed pest control professional. Here at ABC Pest Control, we promise free inspection offer and we’ll determine a recommended treatment tailor-fit for your requirement or concern.

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