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Characteristics: 1/2 inch long, flat, insect with 3 long appendages at the rear of the body and silverfish scales. Silverfish can be found anywhere inside a home or building. Feed on proteins and carbohydrates: flour, dried meat, rolled oats, paper and even glue. They are able to live without food for approximately 1 year. Silverfish are sensitive to moisture and high humidity: they prefer to live in 70-80 degree temperatures. They run very fast and are most active at night in lower parts of a house or buildings or in attics. They are primarily a pest inside homes and buildings contaminating foods, damaging paper, wall paper, clothing, curtains, book bindings… to name a few.