The Butterfly Betta is another common pattern and fairly distinctive.
Typically, it has a solid body color which extends to the base of the fins and tail. This color suddenly stops and is replaced by a paler and iridescent color. Usually the fins and tail are white or transparent.
Another variation of this pattern is to have the body of one color and then the inside of the fins and tail of another to then become white or transparent around the edges.
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.