If you are trying to choose a tattoo design that is rich with symbolic meaning, the octopus tattoo might be just what you need. These marine animals are naturally very intelligent, flexible and creative. However, they also owe a great deal of their mystique to the aquatic environment in which they reside. Also, the ability to change its color and hide itself in its environment at will, or the skill of disappearing when threatened by using a cloud of dark ink simply adds to their allure of magic and wonder. Octopus tattoos come in a wide range of colors. They are especially popular as they are quite decorative body arts. Octopus tattoos can represent a wide range of symbolic meanings, such as secretiveness, mystery, changeability, fertility, protectiveness, illusiveness, independence, regeneration and agility.
Choose from among the cool octopus tattoo ideas presented here as they allow you to experiment with a wide range of colors and styles.