Reptiles. Many lizards are known to eat insects, including cockroaches. Lizards like bearded dragons, monitor lizards, and leopard geckos naturally prey upon cockroaches. Even pet geckos and iguanas still get to eat cockroaches, since they’re cheap for humans to buy and nutritious for pet lizards to eat!
What animal kills cockroaches?
The Natural Predators of Roaches
- Toads and frogs.
- Lizards, such as leopard geckos, bearded dragons, monitor lizards, iguanas and even panther chameleons.
- Certain large species of beetles.
- Certain kinds of parasitoid wasps.
- Entomopathogenic fungi.
Can I let a lizard loose in my house?
It would need to be able to gain access to all the places bugs hide in your house, as well as a water source, and, species depending, a source of heat and/or UV light. Chances are, unless you live in the tropics, your house would be too cool, so your lizard wouldn’t leave its basking spot to hunt down bugs.
How do you kill a cockroach effectively?
Boric acid is one of the best home remedies for roaches if you are keen on taking the DIY approach. Mix equal amounts of boric acid, flour, and sugar to make a dough. Set balls of dough around the home where cockroaches can feed on it. The flour and sugar will attract the roaches while the boric acid will kill them.
What is the lifespan of a house lizard?
Lifespan Of House Lizards In India
They live for five years. But if they find that the food is short, then they move to another place for survival. This is one prime method to get rid of house lizards with ease.