German cockroaches are light brown or tan and have two dark stripes by their head. Known to be one of the smallest cockroaches they are about ½ inch in length.
These roaches are the most common and difficult for homeowners to deal with. German Roaches enter the home via people, groceries, electronics, furniture, etc. A single roach egg can take up to 35 days to hatch and can hatch up to 40 offspring. German Roaches will infest areas of warmth and moisture. That is why activity usually starts in a kitchen or bathroom.