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By Emily Voigt. With exacting precision, the surgeon inserted the scalpel above the eyeball and cut out a snotty deposit of fatty tissue. The routine eye-lift was nearly complete when suddenly the patient awoke, suffocating, and began to flop about on the table.
The common names of K fish can be a lot of fun; they include keyhole fish and even kissing fish. The reality, however, is that choosing fish for your aquarium community has nothing to do with the first letter of their common names. Instead, pay close attention to their family names which will tell you much more about the fish's size, shape, behaviors, and likely personality.
A fish pedicure, also known as a fish spa, involves patrons dipping their feet in a tub of water filled with small fish called Garra rufa. Garra rufa are native to the Middle East, where they have been used as a medical treatment for individuals with skin diseases, like psoriasis 1. One study has illustrated the effectiveness of fish pedicures in the treatment of psoriasis; however, this treatment was performed in a controlled setting at a medical university in Austria, not at a nail salon 2. CDC is not aware of any published reports on illnesses resulting from fish pedicures.
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These have their origins in the two sacred rivers of India the Ganges and the Yamuna. Symbolically, these rivers signify the lunar and solar channels of the human body, originating in the nostrils and carrying the alternating rhythms of breath, or chi, also known as prana. So the golden fishes bring life and happiness.
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Gouramis are a group of fish in the families Osphronemidae, Helostomatidae and Anabantidae. They have a labyrinth organ that acts sort of like a lung, which allows them to breathe air at the surface. In nature this adaptation enables them to live in shallow, stagnant, oxygen-poor water.
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Kissing gouramisalso known as kissing fish or kissers Helostoma temminkiiare medium-sized tropical freshwater fish comprising the monotypic labyrinth fish family Helostomatidae from the Greek elos [stud, nail], stoma [mouth]. They are used fresh for steamingbakingbroilingand pan frying. Typical of gourami, the body is deep and strongly compressed laterally. The long-based dorsal 16—18 spinous rays, 13—16 soft and anal fins 13—15 spinous rays, 17—19 soft mirror each other in length and frame the body.