There’s just something about silverfish that make people’s skin crawl. It could be the animal’s prehistoric appearance, with segmented bodies and long legs and antennae. Or maybe it’s the fact that they tend to show up inside our favorite books or on the bathroom floor in the middle of the night. Whatever it is, for some people these small insects are the stuff of nightmares.
In this blog post, we’ll take a look at what these little creatures are, where silverfish come from and how to get rid of them safely.
What Are Silverfish?
Silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) are small, wingless insects. These creatures typically live for two to eight years, and they get their name from their silvery color and the way the wiggle like a fish out of water. They have long antennae and generally don’t get bigger than ¾ of an inch long.
Do Silverfish Bite?
Surprisingly, despite their over-the-top creepy … Read Full Post »