German Roach Facts
- Typically German Roaches only 1/2 inch in length.
- German Roaches are brown in color.
- German Roaches can cause infection and disease and feed on practically anything.
- German Roaches are hard to contain and prefer small spaces in which to nest such as small cracks and crevices near harborage areas such as bathrooms and kitchens where moisture and food are generally found in the home.
The German cockroach is one of the most common and rapidly reproducing cockroach species. Given favorable conditions, German cockroach population can increase in number at least 20 times within three months. In addition to being a nuisance, the German cockroach has been implicated in outbreaks of illness and allergic reactions in many people. This species has worldwide distribution.