Here are a few interesting facts on the veiltail betta that might interest you:
They have long asymmetrical caudal fins that slouch downwards. (If you aren’t sure what a caudal fin is, please refer to my Anatomy Of a Betta Fish page).
Their tails arch up, then float down, appearing to look like a veil.
Use to be one of the most popular types of bettas kept in homes, at least until the crowntail and halfmoon started making their appearance.
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Some aquarists say that the veiltail betta fish is more personable that others, which is why it is (or at least was) one of the favorites.
The VeilTail betta is often referred to as “VT”. (Useful fact if you are looking up information on-line).
Dominates other types of bettas during the breeding process, so their use is often discouraged when breeding show Bettas.
VeilTail Betta Live In Action
Here’s a quick video where you can see one in action:
Here are a few more pics to give you an idea on how awesome these little creatures are:
Do you know anything else useful about the veiltail betta fish that you think I should mention? Or other fun betta fish facts? If so, please comment on my post! And remember, the best betta tank is a clean betta tank!