This is a relatively new pattern created through selective breeding. This pattern is very popular for its bright metallic coloration.
The Dragon Scale Betta Fish has a strong full bodied color with body scales resembling those of a lizard or a dragon.
Their base body color is usually a rich color such as red with iridescent pale scales across its main body (often copper in color).
Betta fish, also known as Siamese fighting fish, are very common with beginner aquarists. They are small and colorful fish with striking personalities.
They have been cross-bred over years creating the most amazing colorations and tail variations.
They do not require a lot of maintenance and their physiology and behavior is quite captivating and amazing.
This fish can learn to recognize their owners, and they also create bubble nests. Betta fish have an organ known as the labyrinth organ which allows them to breathe air as their gills cannot always get enough oxygen from the surrounding waters.
There are different ways to classify Bettas by looking at the shape of their tails, their patterns and finally colors.