The Garra Fishes on My Feet

I forgot when was this taken but what is still fresh on my mind is the tickle that these little creatures did to my feet.
Garra Fishes on My Feet

Garra Fishes on My Feet

They did not only relaxed me but amazed me how they pamper me during my 30-minute spa session and date, as I call it, with them.

Hopefully, I can visit them again so soon enough!

Garra Rufa Fishes — the Doctor Fishes or Spa Fishes

Ever since my brother started to put up his fishes at home, I also wanted to have fish spa also. By far, the only fishes that are commonly used in fish spas are the ray-finned fishes from the family Cyrpinidae. These are the Garra fishes or the so called Doctor Fishes or the Spa Fishes.

Garra Rufa Fishes -- the Doctor Fishes or Spa FishesGarra Rufa Fishes — the Doctor Fishes or Spa Fishes (image from gstatic.com)

The most common features of these Garra Rufa Fishes — the Doctor Fishes or Spa Fishes are their slim body yet having a fat belly. And of course, their sucking mouth.