Saturday, July 27, 2013

How to Remove Silver Fish from Your Home Using Organic Methods

Fig.1 Lepisma Saccharina
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Cucumber green
Potato peeler 

Dr. Em is a Entomologist, who is sensitive from chemical poison. He lives in near downtown San Diego. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia states that an Entomologist is the scientific study of insects. Though Dr. Em loves to study insects he does not want them in his home, but he also wanted an organic solution.

This post show the five steps of removing silver fish from your home without the use of poisons. 

Step 1: Locate the silverfish. Usually Silverfish will be in old books, old paper records, or even newspapers. They can  show up anywhere there is moisture. According to Wikipedia, the Silverfish scientific name is called Lepisma Saccharina. The silverfish has a silvery light grey and black color and has a fish-like appearance of its movements.

Step 2: Fig.2 shows the secret is the green cucumber also called Cucumis Sativus.
 Cucumis Sativus
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the peel of the cucumber into a dish.
Fig.3 Slice the peel
Step 4: Fig.4 shows the cucumber peel and place it were the silverfish was located.
Fig.4 Cucumber peels
Step 5: Fig.5 shows the Cucumber Peels has dried up remove them to the trash area. Cut up another cucumber and place it back in the surrounding areas. This method solved the problem, the silverfish all but disappeared and left the home. Upon further investigation, all the books and cabinets were empty of the insects. Job finished.
Fig.5 Cucumber peels kills silverfish

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