Crown Betta Fish


Crowntail betta fish from Indonesia. Highly admired form of fins betta fish enthusiasts around the world. Dr. Gene A. Lucas fish researchers in Germany in the article The Crown Tail Makes the Scene: More on Fringe Finned Betta in Freshwater and Marine Aquarium magazine in 2001 wrote, "do you know about crowntail? If not, something special has passed".
Crown Betta Fish
Crown Betta Fish

 

Betta fish come from waters around southeast asia. Betta fish became popular in the 1960s. Betta fish are often referred to as Siamese fighting fish, or betta Siamese because black stocky body and short finned. That was the beginning of ornamental betta fish originated.

 

In taxonomy, these fish are classified into betta species which means sparkling. Basically betta fish are aggressive and like to fight. But there also is not like fighting, betta peacefull. Of the 16 species of Betta fish, 4 of which include groups such as: macrostoma betta, betta akarensis, anabatoides betta, betta unimaculata.
 

Betta peacefull known to have a beautiful body bright color with a long tail. Through a long breeding, creating a beautiful finned betta fish known as betta splendens aka long tail betta fish. The past have not had a betta fish tail fin comb. But the new generation has grown betta fish like combtail.
 

The Origins Crowntail


A Crown Betta Fish breeders Indonesia in the cross. Before known as crowntail, once commonly referred to as betta fish serit. Serit or combtail. In international betta congress ( IBC ), Betta fish serit called fringe finned betta. Combtail model is a development of the delta tail.
 
Betta Fish Origin
Betta Fish Origin

The difference at the tail end of the delta are not jagged or short- tail comb. Serrations on the elongated tail comb later became the beginning crowntail. Crossbreeding fellow combtail elongated, forked tail produces 2, 4, and 8.
 
Crown Betta Fish
Crown Betta Fish

Crown Betta Fish

Crown Betta Fish
Crown Betta Fish

Crown Betta Fish
Until now, in America betta fish combtail unbranched, not recognized as crowntail. Although combtail long, they still call combtail extended. According to IBC called crowntail when the tail betta fish, there are 2 branches elongated bones.

Crowntail Global

For now mention combtail betta fish if the fish has only a single branch type. For the forked tail 2 or more, called crowntail. Why is it called crown ? Inspired from the shape that resembles a crown. By IBC in America, crowntail into new categories will be created assessment system standards.

In the development, crowntail much changed form the tail. Among become beam type, the type of balloons, combs 4 ( double - double ray ), and comb 8. Beam type is defined as bony crowntail coarse comb. While balloon type seen if the betta fish started up.
 

Betta fish world community is getting excited when it appeared that the type King Crowntail introduced Henry from Indonesia. Type King Crowntail was accidentally discovered by a farmer. The main characteristic of the king it is forked tail in pairs, each of which curved in the opposite direction. Tail configuration intersecting branches . King crowntail very rare.
 

Until now it is not certain the cause of the tail crossed. "Maybe because of genetic abnormalities" said Henry. Because if king crowntail in breeding does not produce a similar child . Betta fish legendary serve as mascot by many breeders and enthusiasts.
 

Color Of Crowntail


Crowntail consists of various colors. Colors are divided into 3 categories, namely basic colors, color combinations and color mascot. However, the IBC contest in America, to the three color categories are further divided into 38 subColor.
 

1 . Basic Color Crown Betta Fish

Crowntail which has a base color should have uniform color in all parts of the body, aka solid. There are a few basic colors are commonly found such as: blue, red, black, gray, green. In the end of the contest is often found anal fin ( tie, red) another color, especially white. If it occurs in blue, green, gray, and black will reduce the assessment.

2 . The Color Combination

Crowntail color combinations have more than one color in the body. If you have a combination of two colors is called bi - color, 3 colors - multicolor. The color combination is considered perfect if color matching throughout the fins. Examples of basic colors blue, green, and gray are always paired with red fins. In the development of the color combination is currently the term butterfly and marble. The term butterfly betta fish used at each end of the comb if white, clear, or black. While other colored tails such as red, blue, or green. Marble is known as having a minimum combination with 2 colors such as black - white, blue - white, blue - red. Often also found tricolor or 3 color combinations such as red - white - black or red - white - blue . Generally, the color of the head younger than the body.

3 . Color Mascot Crown Betta Fish

Crowntail with body color yellowish white mascot. Bright red fins. Because a lot going on with the crossing of the color combinations, color mascot increasingly diverse. There are body color bluish, reddish, grayish, or greenish. Fin color so varied. An example of there being a plain red blue, red blue, green, red green, red or a combination.

Shape Crowntail


Crowntail is the name for the bone fins emerging from the strands of betta fish fin tail. Many differences of opinion regarding the naming crowntail. Some argue crowntail no difference with combtail. There is also an opinion similar to combtail not crowntail. However, there are many types crowntail with its own characteristics.
 

Feature crowntail good betta fish: comb that grows in the tail fin, anal and neat back comb should not be curly or break up, comb thickness, weight and overall serit looks proportional, and the width of the tail fin that appears to connect with the anal fin and back.
 

1 . King Crowntail

 
Crown Betta Fish
Crown Betta Fish

Types rare cross- tail comb. cross comb is the formation of bone intersecting the tail fin. Until now, cross comb can not be developed into a new strain. Its existence is uncertain, the tail of the thousands of puppies. Comb the crosses are found on the tail fin alone. If there is found a comb cross betta fish is not perfect. Betta fish comb perfect cross King Crowntail ever called. Unfortunately, cruciferous King Crowntail that produce puppies can not continue. Due King Crowntail not want bred puppies that cruciferous grandchildren and grandparents often fail to produce King Crowntail. Now being cultivated crucifers produce King Crowntail back through King Crowntail brothers and sisters.

2 . Cross Ray Crowntail

 
Crown Betta Fish
Crown Betta Fish

The term applies specifically to comb King Crowntail cross red betta fish. If a similar appearance ray King but not perfect arch and has a variety of colors such as black, blue, or green, then called Cross Ray Crowntail. There are two possibilities for producing stem cross the ray, which is a long DoubleRay males mated with females ShortRay.

3 . Random Ray Crowntail
 
Crown Betta Fish
Crown Betta Fish

The term random is used because there is a tail comb at the 2, 3, and 4 simultaneously. If competed in the contest betta fish, crowntail type is not going to win because of broken classified category. Each crossing crowntail most likely acquired this type.

4 . Multi Ray Crowntail

Type 2 comb branches growing into 4 and 8 are called MultiRay. There are two types of comb 4. The possibility of a so-called fourth shaft and two shaft models. The latter is formulated DDR or double - double - ray. After four more split ends comb, comb created eight. This model formula DDDR or double - double - double - ray.

5 . Balloon Crowntail

 
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Crown Betta Fish

This type is similar to type but each strand of the double comb fins forming bubbles inflate the balloon. Crown Betta fish look very manly balloon -type fins, but many found with neat shapes. This species is rarely win in the contest as difficult to obtain the shape really neat. Sires that may produce this type are cruciferous MultiRay or double ray.

6 . Masculine Ray Crowntail

This type is called masculine because it has a tail comb ray beam to split in two. Some betta fish hobbyists often refer to as the anchor comb especially if both ends of each beam ray both ends meet. Broodstock may produce masculine ray is a fellow cruciferous double comb ray beam.