Koi Fish Tattoos

Koi Fish Tattoos

Koi Fish tattoos are adored by many because of their vibrant hues and beautiful design. Yet apart from their beauty, Koi fish inksare considered important, especially for the Japanese. Samples of tattoos of koi fish include the Dragon species, which looks really impressive on an individual’s arm. It is a symbol for overcoming struggles and succeeding in the end. After all, the creature was said to strive hard to reach the waterfall. For his efforts he was transformed into a mighty dragon. Another style of koi fish tattoos consolidates the Yin Yang belief of Taoists. This kind of hybrid tattoo, also known as the Black and White koi fish design, shows two fishes positioned in such a way as to mimic the circle of Yin and Yang.

If you’re looking for koi fish tattoos especially for men, you can ask your artist to draw a black koi. In Japan, they were reserved for fathers as it showed the masculine sides of an individual. You can also request a blue koi, which was used in koi fish tattoos for sons. Apart from this symbolism, a blue koi tattoo can also represent serenity, calmness and serenity. Koi fish tattoos really do have unlimited variety and meanings. With the many types of Koi to inspire your body ink, you are sure to find astyle which suits your personality.





Dragon Koi Fish Tattoo

Dragon Koi Fish Tattoo

traditional Japanese 3/4 sleave

traditional Japanese 3/4 sleave

Dragon Koi

Dragon Koi

KOI SKULL SLEEVE

KOI SKULL SLEEVE

Koi fish, frog and ancient scrolls with flowers

Koi fish, frog and ancient scrolls with flowers

kolorkoi

kolorkoi

koi & lotus flowers

koi & lotus flowers

Koi Fish with a Lily

Koi Fish with a Lily

Koi

Koi

Fierce Koi

Fierce Koi

koi fish

koi fish

Koi Fish w/Flowers

Koi Fish w/Flowers

Koi fish

Koi fish

lotus flower

lotus flower

Koi

Koi

Carpfish

Carpfish

Mermaid in lilies

Mermaid in lilies

Koi Fish

Koi Fish

Topless Mermaid 001

Topless Mermaid 001

Koi Fish

Koi Fish

3 Koi Fish

3 Koi Fish

Peace sign

Peace sign

Koi and flowers 02

Koi and flowers 02

Japanese skull

Japanese skull

Koi with Lotus

Koi with Lotus

Koi with Flowing Fins

Koi with Flowing Fins

KOI SLEEVE

KOI SLEEVE

Tiger , Koi  and Dragon

Tiger , Koi and Dragon

koi fish

koi fish

Fish skeleton

Fish skeleton