The Dragon Scale Male betta is named for the beautiful texture of its scales, and is available in a variety of colors. The Dragon Scale lacks the long flowing fins of more common betta varieties but is still stunning. The Betta is known as the Siamese Fighting Fish because two males, if placed together, will normally fight until one is damaged or dead. This activity is considered a sport in Thailand, one of its countries of origin. Naturally residing in rice paddies and small puddles, the Betta requires little water. If you have a color preference, please specify on your order, but we can not guarantee a particular color.