Koi become street art theme in U.S. city

9fdc13b5-f49e-4eda-a243-2afcd4e8baa8

Editor's Picks
 A perfect place for your Fighter to rest his little fins — the Betta Bed Leaf Hammock.
Gear Post
Review: Betta Bed Leaf Hammock
21 November 2017
 Just look at that little face... No wonder then, that so many fishkeepers find these little puffers so hard to resist.
Features Post
Join the puffer fish fan club!
28 September 2017
 Special care needs to be taken when catching Pictus catfish and other species with spines.
Features Post
Travels with your fish
03 August 2017


If you live in Milwaukee, in Wisconsin, U.S., chances are you'll have come across Koi on the pavement.

In fact there are Koi spray-painted throughout neighbourhoods in the east Side, Riverwest and Third Ward — they even 'swim' along a bike trail in one area.

The street artist responsible is Jeremy Novy, who says he became interested in Koi while studying ancient and contemporary art in China. He told the Wisonsin Gazette in an interview that he chooses areas where people gather, so they see something with beauty and colour, which will hopefully make them think a bit more. He says with his art he's "trying to send out love, harmony, peace, equality and all those things that you can find within what the Koi stand for. "

You can read the full interview at the Wisconsin Gazette and see more of Novy's art on his facebook page.

Why not take out a subscription to Practical Fishkeeping magazine? See our latest subscription offer.

Don't forget that PFK is now available to download on the iPad.