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Koi fish are a species of carp that are specially bred to have wild, brilliant color schemes. The general symbolic meaning of koi and koi fish tattoos is good luck. The Japanese word Koi also translates to love and so Japanese Koi Fish Tattoos represent the love you have for your partner.
In Japan, the koi as a symbol is very masculine. This is because when a son is born in Japan, flags with koi fish images are displayed. Nowadays, koi tattoos are popular amongst men as well as women.
Since they are considered to be extremely energetic, koi fish tattoo designs usually have very lively colors and lots of movement. The koi fish is powerful enough to fight river currents and swim against the stream in order to reach its food sources or spawning grounds.
When used in tattoos, especially with running water, the meaning of Koi Fish Tattoos is courage and the ability to attain goals and to overcome life’s difficulties.
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