Types of betta fish
Betta fish are extremely popular in Thailand. In the past, Thai people liked to pick up betta fish. To fight Which are naturally caught betta fish No farm yet Or culture In the past, there was only one type of betta fish, namely, short-cured betta fish, only red, green or blue. But in the past 10 years to the present Betta fish are highly developed. There are many species But today we will separate the types of betta fish for you to know. Which we will classify the types of betta fish according to the characteristics of the tail, divided into 4 types that are popular today
1. Shortfin Betta, or PK, HMPK
Its shape and tail are most similar to those of the past. But at present, the breeder of fighting fish Has developed a variety of species Which will divide each species according to the color of the betta fish In the tail, if it is the Hmpk caudal, it can spread up to 180 ํ like a half moon.
2. Double tails betta
They are short-finned betta fish that are considered difficult to breed. The inexperienced novice breeder may not be able to breed this double tails at all, which, even if breeding, may not be complete, such as a crooked tail, clearly divided into two tails or shot. body, because the beauty of betta fish is the color and shape
And the tail. Let’s look at the characteristics of this type of betta fish.
1. The body must not be too short. Must be in proportion with the fish fins in different parts
2. All fins must be large, long and balanced.
3. The tail must be clearly centered.
It is a betta with a semicircular tail. The caudal fin is spread in a straight line at an angle of 180 degrees. There have been ideas and efforts to develop this species since 1957 in Germany. But only recently succeeded in about 1972 Founded in 1987 by French and German betta aquarists. The half-tailed moon-tailed betta fish are characterized by a semicircular tail fin. The front fins will spread in a straight line at an angle of 180 degrees. The outer fins are curved edges of a semicircle. The caudal fin is 2 times more branched to four or more branches. A complete fish must have a balanced body and fins. Without the body being too small The caudal fin extends continuously or overlaps with the dorsal and anal fins. Until they see homogeneity The edges of the dorsal fin are rounded as part of the circle. The border of every fin is curved to be the same line. (Except pectoral) The double-pointed tip must be overlaid and beautifully rounded. A true half-winged betta must have the edge of its tail fin, which extends at an angle of 180 degrees forever, even though the fish age.
It is a species developed in 2000 by an Indonesian betta aquarist. This is a new species of betta fish with a crown-like tail. And is one of the species that are very popular today. The main characteristics of this type of betta fish are The fins are extended from the end of the tail. The appearance looks like a thorn Which may vary in length or shortness As well as the separation of the thorn. And the separation of the thorny root has many forms The fully crowned betta has a fully extended caudal fin that overlaps with other fins, and the spines are arranged in a consistently beautiful pattern.
5. Giant Betta
Giant betta is a betta fish that has been developed to be larger than usual. which has been very popular