Garra Rufa Fish Originally come from the warm waters of Kangal, Turkey Around 1960, foreign tourists discovered the Garra Rufa waters and until today, this place is visited by numerous people from all over the world. Recently, the Garra Rufa Is used in beauty salons as a cosmetic skin peeling and natural massage.. HOW DOES THE GARRA RUFA FISH DO IT? Garra Rufa fish gently suck the dead skin of from the outer layer of the body but leave the under layer skin aa side. During the removal of the dead skin, the fish produce an enzyme that has a vitalizing effect on the new to grow skin. The new skin feels softer and healthier than before.