Betta fish colors seem to be without limit. It is not a question of asking what color but of asking what shade of a particular color can I find in a Betta fish. Beginners can learn about betta care here.
On the left is a yellow crown tail betta. On the right a yellow half moon betta fish.
Here are two solid red betta fish. To the left is a plakat betta fish. To the right a red veiltail betta.
Here are two veiltail betta males in true solid blue colour
On the left is a purple plakat betta fish. On the right is a purple veiltail betta.
On the left is a green crown tail betta. On the right is a green half moon betta.
On the left is a young pink betta. On the right is a pink plakat betta.
On the left is a white delta tailed betta. On the right is a white half moon betta fish.
These are two black plakat tail bettas. The best blacks are a solid matt black colour, the same black as in a black molly.
On the left is an orange delta tail betta. On the right is an orange plakat betta.
Orange is one of the hardest colour to achieve for betta breeders.
Fancy koi betta are mixed coloured high pedigree which are bred for their sparkling colours rather than any fancy finnage. Koi means 3 coloured marbled effect.
Butterfly refers to the colour bands in the tail, dorsal and ventral fins of the betta. There may be two bands of colour or three. The best specimens have distinct separate colours with no bleeding and the bands should be of equal width.
The marble betta is the pre-runner of the koi betta. But instead of having 3 colours in a marble effect, there is only 2 colours on the body.
The chocolate betta should look brown to the eye but there is a tendency for brown to have an orange hue to it.
This is when a colour is peppered over a pink or white base colour
This is when the scales have a metallic coating. The colour may be green, mauve or dark red. When you shine a light on the fish you will get a myriad of colours reflected back.