These 25 Koi Fish Tattoos Ideas Will Swim Into Your Heart
When pondering your next ink, consider adding one (or a few) koi fish to your body's art collection. Not only are koi fish beautiful and diverse in color, but they can also represent a plethora of good omens like luck, success, longevity, courage, and ambition.
Depending on the direction in which your koi tattoo is swimming, it can change its meaning. A koi fish swimming upstream can symbolize a current or past battle (like, you know, swimming upstream), while a koi swimming downstream can symbolize that you've already conquered your goals and obstacles. Many people choose to get a yin-yang-style koi tattoo, representing balance.
The tattoos can be drawn in a variety of styles, accompanied by lotus flowers, or just minimalist outlines. Keep reading to check out these fresh ideas.