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Know Your Betta Type

By By Keli D. Hill (KeliD)
If you are new to the betta keeping hobby, first off, welcome to the addiction! Do you often wonder what type of tail or coloring your betta might have? If so, this article is here to help.


First, we have the color patterns:

Here is a lovely display of a Marble male:

A beautiful Cambodian male:

A black male with hints of steel blue:



A White male:


A gorgeous red male plakat:

A wonderful Melano male:


A multicolor male:



An apricot spot male:



Now, we move on to the tail patterns:


A beautiful Crowntail male:

Wonderful plakat male:

A double tail male:

A gorgeous veil tail male:


A wonderful halfmoon male:

A combtail male:

A wonderful Delta male:


Although this article does not cover all color and tail patterns, it should provide you with a basic guide into telling what type of betta you have. If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask any member in the online community, and they will be more than happy to help you.

All credit for these pictures should go to the wonderful members of the petfish online community who were so kind to donate these beautiful pictures of their bettas.

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