|Comb||Ray extensions around outer edge – comb-like appearance|
|Crown||Distinguished spiky grooves at the end – rays extend further than the comb tail|
|Delta||Triangular – the V shape gives it its name for the Greek letter|
|Double||An inbred mutation – dorsal fin is same length as anal fin with 2 caudal lobes|
|Fuse||Extremely rare fusion of the caudal, dorsal & anal fins|
|Halfmoon||Huge tail with 180 degree spread – spreads straight up and down, full dorsal, symmetrical anal fin|
|Heart||Partially fused twin caudal fin gives it the “heart shape”|
|Round or Fan||Single-tailed with round edges – often found under “single-tail”|
|Short||Finnage that is similar to the Betta in their natural habitat|
|Veil||Most common tail – the result of artificially lengthening the wild shortfin form and has a long tail that droops behind him|
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