Halfmoon or delta tail?

  1. RedRumBetta

    RedRumBetta Member Member

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    I bought this guy a couple weeks ago from Petco. His cup said he's a delta tail but when he flares he looks kind of halfmoonish. So yeah, I can't really tell which one he is. Ah yes, his name is RedRum II. lol

    Sorry these aren't very good, he wouldn't fully flare for the camera.

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    Kahlua and the betta. Guess the betta doesn't like my bird.
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  2. redlessi

    redlessi Well Known Member Member

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    Welcome to the Forum:;balloons I cant answer your question but he sure is beautiful.........
     

  3. Borisbbadd

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    Super Delta...maybe?

    My official guess ( only a guess ) would be half moon.

    I have a hard time telling the difference between some of them.

    He sure is pretty !!!
     
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    RedRumBetta

    RedRumBetta Member Member

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    Hmm I didn't even think of a super delta. Now he's more of a mystery. lol
     
  5. saurav

    saurav Initiate Member

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    It definitely is not a delta. I'm sure about this. Chances are more that he is a halfmoon. But I have a feeling that he maybe a cock tailed betta. He is very gorgeous.

    Congrats!!

    P.S. My bettas hate the camera. They go away behind a plant whenever I try to click a photo.
     
  6. saurav

    saurav Initiate Member

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    I meant crown tailed. My LFS keeper calls them cocktailed. So I keep getting confused.

    Saurav
     
  7. beyzagorkemli

    beyzagorkemli Member Member

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    Congrats, RedRum II is so beautiful.. I think, he is a delta tail -maybe a super delta-.
     
  8. Diggly

    Diggly Well Known Member Member

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    He is definitly not a crowntail, I think it may be a rosetail or a delta though I am not that good yet at telling tail types.
     
  9. bolivianbaby

    bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

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    He's gorgeous! So is your Amazon.
     
  10. Martinismommy

    Martinismommy Fishlore VIP Member

    He is an amazing red halfmoon! VERY nice male you have there!
     

  11. fishtroy

    fishtroy Well Known Member Member

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    He is definitely a half moon. Pet stores mark things wrong don't they, I'm sure I have a Delta here that was marked as a Veil Tail.
    By the way he is exceptionally gorgeous! What finnage! Jaw dropping! :)
     
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    RedRumBetta

    RedRumBetta Member Member

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    Yay, he's a halfmoon! I went to Petco originally looking for a halfmoon but they didn't get their shipment in, then I saw him and he was the only red one in the bunch and I had to have him.

    I'll try to get some better pics of him fully flared.
     
  13. critter_fritter79

    critter_fritter79 Well Known Member Member

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    Gorgeous boy! What a great find!
     

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