Betta fin type?

  1. kittykat0725

    kittykat0725 Valued Member Member

    hey fishlore - i have had a betta for about a year now and i was wondering what his fin type is. so please tell me! :) ImageUploadedByFish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum1406518255.198446.jpg ImageUploadedByFish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum1406518316.990909.jpg ImageUploadedByFish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum1406518341.066419.jpg


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  2. FiscCyning

    FiscCyning Valued Member Member

    He looks like either a delta or halfmoon. If you can get him to flare it will be easier to tell (try holding up a mirror to the tank to see if he flares at his reflection). A halfmoon's caudal (tail) fin will be a perfect half circle when he flares, if it is less than that he is a delta or super delta.

    Here is a site with good pictures of the different tail types: http://www.theaquariumwiki.com/Betta_splendens_-_variations
     
  3. junebug

    junebug Fishlore Legend Member

    No way to tell without a side shot of him flaring.
     


  4. Betta305

    Betta305 New Member Member

    Looks like you hot yourself a delta! He's a good lookin boy

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  5. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

  6. U

    UniqueBettas New Member Member

    either delta, super delta, or half-moon.
     
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    kittykat0725

    kittykat0725 Valued Member Member

    UniqueBettas yes he is a halfmoon! he is my favorite fish, other than one of my first goldfish named Koi Boy. (he is not a koi I just named him that when I was in 2nd grade haha) :;voices :)