Silver fish or leperism, a night of wetlands
Who's the silver fish ?
Latin name: Lepisma saccharina
Size: 7 to 10 mm
Location: all wetlands
Period: all year
What you need to know about the silver fish
Silver fish (or lepers) are very agile insects. they owe their name to the small silver scales that cover all their bodies. polyphages, they can eat starch, crumbs, sugar, paper. but they can also stay up to 1 year without eating! They can only live in humid and warm environments, which is why they are found mainly in bathrooms, kitchens, toilets or laundry facilities. with low fertility, longevity (up to 5 years) and a preference for night activity, silver fish usually go unnoticed in the houses. Pay attention to books, especially if they are wet.
How to eliminate the silver fish ?
1 - Treat surfaces with our insecticide 4j diluted to 5% (see 500ml / 5 m2). Depending on your figure and the surface of the parts to be processed, you can opt for the same insecticide, but underIts concentrated form. You will then need to dilute it with water in a 5% sprayer (or 50ml pure insecticide for 950 ml of water).
3 - You can also treat infested areas to the anti-ant oil, also usable on the silver fish.
4 - Sprinkle all infested or passing places but not wet with our diatomaceous earth. for action in the smallest corners, small holes and interstices difficult to access, prefer the spray diatom in the form of aerosol. reduce, as far as possible, the humidity of the room or area (ventilation, heating, leak removal, ...), the lack of water being often fatal for this insect.
5 - The traps roaches/blattes/silver fish Aries will verify their presence and control the degree of infestation.
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Fair to questions about the silver fish
R: This product can be renewed several times a week until the total disappearance of the insect. Do not forget the underside of the bathtub and narrow spaces (fents, holes) these are places in which they can lodge and reproduce. but be careful, we know that the silver fish can only live with heat and humidity (kitchen, bathroom). other complementary processes can promote its disappearance: aeration, moisture absorbers, a decrease in heating (under 15°C).
R: The most effective will be used insecticide 4j diluted to 5% for environmental treatment. Avoid contacting the cat and insecticide, the latter being composed of pyrethre. wait a few hours before you put your pet back in the room that was treated. You can also sprinkle your cat with our insect repellent dry shampoo composed of margosa and talc.
R: This insect can only live with heat and humidity (kitchen, bathroom). To eliminate them, there are several solutions and several products.
R: Our insecticide is effective on silver fish as on most insects. you can use it either in its form ready for employment, be under his concentrated form diluting it to 5% with water in a sprayer.