Koi Fish Tattoos

   Koi fish tattoos are beautiful and wildly popular right now. Koi fish tattoos of course have a long history and go all the way back to ancient Japanese times and it is a definte Japanese or Asian tattoo theme.
   For the Japanese koi fish represent strngth and power because they are often able to lift their entire body up and jump out of the water. Therefore the tattoos that represent koi fish often show them splahing in the water and water flying everywhere which shows of their strength. Plus as an added bonus they are an absolute beautiful fish and the colors of them lend themselves to a tattoos. The beautiful birght oranges mixed witht he blues of water make for an ideal tattoo plus since they are tradintally a Japanese tattoo they lend a sort of forgien mystery to their air.
   Koi Fish tattoos are now very popular among men and women. Typically men get them on their shoulders or calf and women like to get them as a lower back tattoo. There are a few out there that also get them as full back tattoos with more of a tradtional Asian design.
   Add On Ideas: If you are looking for some way to enhance the koi fish tattoo and add more complexity to it you might wantto think about fallen cherry blossoms also as they are a very symbolic tattoo also.