Are Shrimp Related to Cockroaches? What Are The Similarities and Differences?
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Are Shrimp Related to Cockroaches? What Are The Similarities and Differences?

The term “cockroaches of the sea” has been used to describe shrimp and other marine crustaceans for many years. That may seem strange since roaches are a household pest, while shrimp are shellfish and widely eaten food. Despite that, you might be surprised to learn how closely related shrimp and cockroaches actually are. Cockroaches and…

How to Keep Cockroaches Away at Night: Easy, Effective Tips for a Roach-Free Home
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How to Keep Cockroaches Away at Night: Easy, Effective Tips for a Roach-Free Home

Cockroaches are nocturnal creatures, and can crawl over your food (and into your bed) when you’re fast asleep. The best way how to keep cockroaches away at night is to starve them, stop them from getting into your home, and find safe ways to kill them before they breed.  Why do I need to roach-proof…

What Temperature Kills Cockroaches?
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What Temperature Kills Cockroaches?

Cockroaches have a reputation for being indestructible, however, their precise temperature requirements prove that these pesky animals require very specific living conditions to survive and thrive.  Roaches are highly sensitive to temperature changes, both hot and cold, and can go into shock quite quickly. Anything below 45°F or above 115°F is considered uninhabitable for a cockroach.    Keep…

Can Cockroaches Swim?
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Can Cockroaches Swim?

Horror movies such as 1982’s classic ‘Creepshow’ have put a solid fear of creepy-crawly roaches in the minds of most of us. They seem to be able to get into anything, anywhere, whenever they want! This naturally begs the question: Can cockroaches swim or will they drown if submerged in water? You’ll be happy to…

Can Cockroaches Fly?
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Can Cockroaches Fly?

Have you ever wondered “can cockroaches fly?” when dealing with these little pests. They are unpleasant enough to have around without wings, but the idea that they might also have wings can be a bit of a creepy one, because that lends them access to so many more parts of the home. The answer depends…