No! they are not invisible. You can see bed bugs with the naked eye. They are usually about the size of Lincoln’s head on a penny. Tons of people report having seen bedbugs on a daily basis, depending on how bad the bed bug infestation is.
It is not uncommon to see bed bugs in your home when you are dealing with a difficult infestation. If you are experiencing bed bug symptoms and not seeing them this can be possible because they will hide and only come out at night to feed.
Bed Bugs come in various sizes depending on if they are an adult or if they are just a baby! They range range from 4 to 5 mm. This is roughly equivalent to an seed within an apple. The adult bed bug is are reddish brown in color and it usually turns red in color once it is had a blood meal. The recently hatched bed bugs have a lighter hue. The brownish color is attained when the bed bugs reach maturity.
Bed Bugs are also ectoparasites and they vary in size. Adult bed bugs are approximately ¼ of an inch in length, the babies, are called nymphs, they are approximately the size of a poppy seed.
Bed bugs can lay and hatch about 500 eggs in their lifetime, and they can also lay and hatch about five eggs per day. You can easily see these eggs faster than you could see the bed bugs, as they are of milky-white in color and are 1mm in length. It takes close to two weeks to hatch the bed bug eggs, and these new bed bugs, or nymphs, begin their feeding process right away. They are looking for a host…. that is You!