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  • Having trouble with silverfish?

    Having trouble with silverfish?

    Our licensed technicians can assist you with a flexible, tailored pest control solution to meet your needs in your home or business.
    Call us now on (02) 4567 8976 to see how we can help you.


Ctenolepisma longicaudata
  • Silverfish
  • Silverfish
  • Silverfish
  • Silverfish
Silverfish Identification
Silverfish are silvery or grey in colour. They have a tapered, tail-like appearance and are wingless, with 2 slender antennae. Silverfish are a teardrop shaped insect measuring up to 10 – 12 mm in length.

Silverfish are known for their destructive feeding habits and can cause a serious problem in large numbers – damaging books, photographs, paintings, plaster and other household items containing starch or cellulose. Silverfish are also commonly known as fish moths or carpet sharks.

Silverfish survive in most environments, but thrive in conditions of high humidity and can often be found in dark, damp areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, basements and attics. They feed on carbohydrates, especially sugars and starches

Silverfish eggs are commonly hidden in tiny cracks or crevices, making them extremely difficult to locate.

The silverfish reproduction habits vary by species – some species laying a few eggs a day and others laying clusters of 2 – 20 eggs on a daily basis.

Silverfish Control for your Business

In small numbers silverfish are not a major problem and you can easily get rid of the,. However, a large infestation can be a serious problem for your business and the best course of action is to have Jentel Pest Management perform a survey of your business and recommend a tailored solution that best fits your situation.

Do I Need Professional Silverfish Control Assistance?

Home DIY products such as sprays can help control silverfish populations but large or repeated infestations will require professional treatment.

Why call in a professional pest controller for your silverfish control?

A Silverfish infestation requires treatment of both adult Silverfish and their harbourage. Jentel Pest Management licensed technicians will be able to assess the situation and advise on the most effective treatments to manage the silverfish infestation in your home or business..

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