Silverfish Pest Control
Silverfish have no wings and a fish-like appearance. Their body is flat with tapered ends and covered in overlapping scales. They like damp and moderate temperatures, such as basements. The tiny silver scales that cover its body make this insect about 1/2 inches long.
Silverfish need a lot of starchy foods and molds. They can eat wallpaper pastes, natural textiles, and books. They can also feed on mold and fungi that may grow on different surfaces. Silverfish can move quickly and can travel through buildings. Silverfish can be active in dark areas or at night. Silverfish can be trapped in bathtubs or sinks as they seek moisture and cannot climb vertical surfaces to escape.
Silverfish undergo a three-stage process called gradual metamorphosis. Many insects go through a four-stage process called complete metamorphosis. Silverfish hatch from eggs every year. They take between 19 and 43 days to hatch. From egg to adult, the life cycle of a silverfish is approximately three to four months.