Garra


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Garra

A Maltese unit of volume approximately equivalent to 10.8 liters. It was originally used to measure alcohol. It is largely obsolete but is still used in some circumstances.
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There are also a garra fish spa and a massage parlour, at an extra charge.
Emma, 35, is a marine biologist and she ran a 'wadifish' project in the UAE, discovering a new freshwater species in Oman which was named after her, Garra Smarti.
BLACKBURN'S star trialist Garra Dembele stormed off in a puff of smoke yesterday - just hours before his debut.
The deep green subterranean lake is home to hundreds of tiny fish, the blind Garra baremiae, which is unique to this ecosystem.
Another is the Fish Spa, which is a spa area featuring the special doctor fish or Garra Ruffa fish from Asia.
At its entrance is a garra rufa fish pedicure, which is implausibly popular.
Levski Sofia football club will attempt to bring back Malian striker Garra Dembele on loan, reports in Bulgarian media said.
Fish pedicures Last month, the Health Protection Agency warned consumers that these trendy pedicures, where tiny Garra Rufa fish nibble away hard skin, could potentially spread deadly diseases.
They were told that the reggae singer initially enquired about the treatment, which involves tiny Garra Rufa fish nibbling at the feet to exfoliate them.
Questions have been raised in recent months over the beauty craze which sees customers place their feet in tanks of water containing dozens of tiny Garra Rufa fish which nibble on dead skin.
The beauty craze where people get the dead skin on their feet nibbled off by tiny Garra Rufa fish has been questioned over its safety.