Why “Fish” in Chinese represent Wealth?
In Chinese culture, the symbol of fish has two attributed qualities. The first one is the aspect of abundance (because of the ability of fish to quickly reproduce in large quantities). The words for fish and abundance are pronounced the same in Chinese (鱼,yu余) so the fish in the Chinese culture symbolizes wealth. Fish also symbolize harmony, marital happiness and reproduction because they multiply rapidly and sometimes swim in pairs. … The word “koi” comes from the Japanese word meaning “carp”.The second one is the fact that the Chinese word for fish (yu) is pronounced the same way as abundance.
So, it goes without saying that the image of fish (or the actual aquarium fish) is one of the most popular and potent feng shui cures to attract the energy of wealth. Now, which fish is a better feng shui cure for attracting wealth and prosperity? How about the images with many fish, does the number matter? Here are the 3 most popular feng shui wealth fish.