silfish250pxFun Fact Friday – Silverfish

  • Silverfish are insects without wings.
  • Silverfish hate temperatures above 80F.
  • Lifespan of a silverfish is two to eight years.
  • Silverfish can live without food for up to a year.
  • Silverfish are attracted to areas with high humidity.
  • Silverfish are often found in attics, kitchens, laundry rooms, bathrooms, and basements.
  • A Silverfish’s metabolism slows considerably when cooler than 60F.
  • Silverfish prefer a diet high in carbs with natural fibers, which is why they eat paper products.