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Putting your foot in it...

By Chinga
Putting your foot in it... Only if you are bonkers !! Would you want to be forced to eat the dead skin on a strangers’ feet? Nah, me neither. And garra rufa fish (the species most commonly used in fish pedicures) don’t want to eat your dead skin, either. They do it because they’re so severely starved that they’ll try to eat human skin for sustenance.😢 Fish pedicure tubs are a fertile breeding ground for bacteria, and even tiny cuts or sores can become infected when immersed in them. People are submerging their feet in 💩 freakin’ poopy fish water 💩 that other peoples’ feet might have been in. When pedicure tubs are full of fish, they can’t be sufficiently disinfected between customers (gross!), and there’s no way to sanitise the fish. People who suffer from contagious conditions, such as nail fungus and athlete’s foot, often use fish pedicures. then you go and put your foot in it !! NOT ME !! (Archives from India and Thailand).
Thank you to: Ron (Rontear) and Gary (Milky) who awarded the shadow shots. Isabel GrinGrin



Tags: Photo journalism General Humour Silly Sunday Fish spa for silly Sunday Putting your foot in it

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Comments


31 May 2020 1:31AM
Great images, I thought this would be a fun way to clean your feet until I read the description, ugh.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
31 May 2020 1:46AM
I'm with you Isabel. This sounds gross. Makes a great though.
31 May 2020 1:56AM
I agree Isabel. Yuch!!!!

Peter
31 May 2020 2:48AM
the colours are wonderful and moving fish add to this interesting aspect of live well done but for me.

Absolutely beautiful Isabel great set.
WesternRed.
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
31 May 2020 3:42AM
👀 scared...TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

Sherman
31 May 2020 5:15AM
Lovely set, Isabel, and a great write-up.
MikeGrinGrin
31 May 2020 6:08AM
I'm with you on that one Isabel, great images though. Now where's my breakfast?
Geoff
jacomes Plus
6 28 35 Portugal
31 May 2020 6:19AM
Yuk! Now I'm out on my bike for some fresh air..........
31 May 2020 7:17AM
Great shot really like the red toe nail's not something for me though, Dave.
sawsengee Plus
14 6 40 Malaysia
31 May 2020 7:23AM
Not for me Isabel, I am squirmish besides there have been studies relating to the spread of diseases among users through the fishes, here are some links to illucidate:
https://www.aqueon.com/articles/aquarium-disease-prevention



31 May 2020 7:26AM
Well highlighted Isabel, sounds gross.Smile
31 May 2020 8:11AM
Super set Isabel, had this done in Benidorm a few years ago, won in a raffle SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile,
Fred.
ColleenA Plus
8 481 7 Australia
31 May 2020 8:13AM
A great way to spread disease. Yuck. Good photos though.
Unusual and intriguing set GrinGrinGrinGrin
alfpics Plus
19 374 4 England
31 May 2020 9:14AM
nos 2 and 4 in the versions are great!
31 May 2020 9:35AM
A excellent set of photo journalism
shots Isabel.
Jeff. SmileSmileSmile
31 May 2020 10:49AM
There’s something very 🐟fishy🐟 about this pedicure….
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
31 May 2020 11:16AM
Not something I ever fancied having done to my feet, and after reading your write-up, it would certainly have put me off 🐟😬 A great set of images, however, Isabel 👍
Trev 😀
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
31 May 2020 11:41AM
Well captured IsabelSmileSmile

Cliff
laura1 16 8
31 May 2020 11:55AM
yeah not for me either! makes interesting images.
also sad for the abuse to the fish!

Laura
Interesting images Isabel and a great narrative. Not for me either.
Carol
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 761 England
31 May 2020 12:15PM
Your explanation says it all, revolting!
I've always regarded this as such a silly idea and something for the ever gullible.
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
31 May 2020 12:24PM
Only for the foolhardy !! Great set Isabel !!!
IanSmile
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
31 May 2020 1:06PM
Yuck... Perfect silly Sunday upload Isabel. Silly's probably not the
best word to describe the folk who partake in the pedicures though.
Many thanks for awarding my Saturday shadows yesterday.

Dave.
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
31 May 2020 2:57PM
Certainly a silly idea for SS; well captured.
Ju
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
31 May 2020 4:17PM
Never did fancy this Isabel and now I'm even more sure!!!
Joan
31 May 2020 5:26PM
So appropriate for today one of the most silliest things in recent times. Your write up says it all and I agree completely. Your images are great so pleased this fashion has stopped. It has hasn't it? Debs
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
31 May 2020 6:20PM
Sharp images of a weird practice and a great rant in the description.
dimalexa 4 5 Greece
31 May 2020 8:27PM
It's the first time I hear about it, and I think I don't need a second time to see it. I'm with you, Isabel. Of course wonderful photos!
Dimitris
31 May 2020 10:15PM
Great and interesting set Isabel, I totally agree with you.

LorySmile
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
1 Jun 2020 8:43PM
Excellent photo journalisms
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
2 Jun 2020 12:14AM
Bizarre !!

Glenn

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