What Tail Betta

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BettaGirl93

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When I purchased my betta he was so young that he was mislabeled as a female. I thought it was a crowntail. Now that he's grown I think the previous observation was of fin damage and he's probably a veiltail. What do you think?
(Note, after some aggressive shrimp there's still some fin damage to heal. I took all but two shrimp back to the store and haven't noticed any new damage.)
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Mom2some

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That is a beautiful fish! Stunning. But I don’t know anything about tail shapes sorry.
 

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I’d guess delta unless his fins grow more and start to droop. Can you count how many times his tail ray splits?
 

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Not a betta expert, but he looks to be a Delta or Halfmoon.
 

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Doesn't quite have the spread of a half moon, though that could change as he grows older. I'm going to say he's a good looking Delta tail
 

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He's a delta tail.
 
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Demeter said:
I’d guess delta unless his fins grow more and start to droop. Can you count how many times his tail ray splits?
I think 9 times.
 

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He is a halfmoon betta
 

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BettaGirl93 said:
I think 9 times.
That is rosetail territory and his tail is not folding or flowy (thick) enough for that, he is a delta tail. The rays are at the very edge of the tail (and other fins) where you need to count them, not closer to the body. He might verge into super delta depending on how wide he flares, halfmoon is a full 'D' 180, under that to 130 degrees is super delta, under that is just delta.
 
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