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100+ Betta Fish Unique & Cool Names

It is a prevalent misunderstanding that Betta or Siamese Fighting Fish make excellent first pets. Although though they are fish and do not require you to walk or clean up after them, it is crucial for new owners to research how to properly care for these territorial tropical critters.

Bettas are very distinguishable fish with beautiful, flowing fins and a tail. Although not restricted to these, the most popular hues span from deep reds to bright blues, and can sometimes contain an appealing blend of the two.

While deciding on a name for your exquisite gull, you may find yourself stymied by murky seas. Thus, we have compiled a list of the best names inspired by Betta.

Whether you are looking for a name that expresses their lovely coloration, a cool and distinctive name, or something a bit lighter and funnier, we have them all.

Continue reading "100+ Betta Fish Unique & Cool Names" by BestForPets (bestforpets.org) to discover our greatest Betta fish names.

Male Betta Fish Names

  • Apollo
  • Odin
  • Doc
  • Lupin
  • Chips
  • Bruno
  • Barnaby
  • Zeus
  • Ellis
  • Mars
  • Gusti
  • Zag
  • Indie
  • Caspian
  • Clint
  • Boo
  • Loki
  • Hiro
  • Rusty
  • Hollis
  • Admiral 
  • Leo
  • Tang
  • Ziggy
  • Yang
  • Alfalfa
  • Ares

Female Betta Fish Names

  • Dotty
  • Pixie
  • Pearl
  • Posey
  • Bliss
  • Apple
  • Jelly
  • Paris
  • Saki
  • Marina
  • Winnie
  • Ginny
  • Fleur
  • Ophelia
  • Cher
  • Roo
  • Isla
  • Biki
  • Ellie
  • Sybil
  • Luna
  • Java
  • Latte
  • Dory
  • Thelma
  • Willow

Names For Blue Betta Fish

Bettas are available in a variety of blue hues, including royal, steel, and indigo. Its scales are frequently iridescent and may even change color under different lighting conditions.

Here are our best choices for blue betta names:

  • Sky
  • Ocean
  • Cobalt
  • Sapphire
  • Moon
  • Tsunami
  • Cerulean
  • Blueberry
  • Teal
  • Midnight
  • Astro Boy
  • Aqua
  • River
  • Sea
  • Marine
  • Indigo
  • Ice
  • Navy
  • Blue-Be-Do
  • Modrý
  • Clouds
  • Rain
  • Jean
  • Modrá (blue in Czech)
  • Storm
  • Indigo
  • Denim
  • Winter
  • Bubbles
  • Splash

Names For Red Betta Fish

Red bettas are the most prevalent kind. Vivid color combinations include tones such as scarlet and burgundy, and may reach as bright as a cherry! Red is typically the dominating color on multicolored bettas as well. If your tiny swimmer is red from head to tail or has the color throughout their scales, you may want to consider one of the names below.

  • Strawberry
  • Rosebud
  • Flame
  • Scarlet
  • Blush
  • Copper
  • Rosy
  • Garnet
  • Blaze
  • Fanta
  • Poppy
  • Ruby
  • Crimson
  • Coral
  • Cherry
  • Ol’ Red
  • Russet
  • Rojo (red in Spanish)
  • Dorito
  • Cheeto
  • Chestnut
  • Crimson
  • Fiona
  • Flamingo
  • Gilroy
  • Ketchup
  • Flame
  • Merida
  • Lady Bug
  • Kimchi

Funny Betta Fish Names

Bettas have a humorous side as well. Did you know that they will play with a ping pong ball if you set one in their tank, or that they will flash their fins and tail at themselves in a mirror? Also, they may be trained to swim through hoops and accept food from your hand. If this describes your betta, then this list of amusing and clever names is for you.

  • Captain Hook 
  • Madonna
  • Sushi 
  • Aquaman
  • Betta White
  • Jaws
  • James Pond 
  • Doofus
  • Aqua-Fin-A
  • Ms. Piggy
  • M Sea Hammer
  • Starbuck
  • Alpha Betta
  • Swedish
  • Swim Shady 
  • Tuna Turner 
  • Lake Skywalker
  • Cardi B.
  • Anne chovvy
  • Agent Cody Tanks
  • The Rolling Rockfish
  • The Great GatSea
  • Solemate
  • Sea-line Dion
  • Prince Whale-iam
  • Fintastic Four
  • Georgia O’Reef
  • Gill-bert
  • Gilly Nelson
  • Hammerhead
  • Harley Finn
  • Leviathan
  • Jaws
  • Mackerelmore
  • McFish

Cool & Unique Betta Fish Names

Perhaps you are looking for a name that reflects the extraordinary and unique qualities of your betta. Appropriate, given their cool fishy personality and fashionable scales!

  • Flow
  • Crusher
  • Batman
  • Hulk
  • Sloth
  • Omen
  • Ghost
  • Brains
  • Nero
  • Voodoo
  • Wasabi
  • Eleven
  • Viper
  • Ink
  • Spider
  • Wanda
  • Fizz
  • Beluga
  • Diablo
  • Einstein 
  • Lux
  • JLo
  • Katy Perry
  • Picasso
  • Rocky
  • Sushi
  • Swedish
  • Tuna Turner
  • Scooby doo
  • Felix
  • Little Fish Sunshin
  • Finessa
  • Kingfin
  • Fishtyque
  • Alpha Betta

Finding the Right Name for Your Betta Fish

Picking a name for your betta should not put you in deep water! We hope that “100+ Betta Fish Unique & Cool Names” by BestForPets (bestforpets.org) has helped you to pick a name as charming and spirited as your young water warrior.

Whether you choose Flow or Jaws, we are confident that your betta will be pleased with your selection.

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Dr. Deborah Fletcher

Deborah R. Fletcher, DVM, is a skilled veterinarian with more than 15 years of experience dealing with companion and exotic animals. She has experience caring for a variety of animals, including household cats and dogs, reptiles, birds of prey, and even primates. Dr. Fletcher is a valuable part of the BestForPets team, where she contributes to their aim of providing pets and their owners with the finest possible treatment and services.

Veterinarian (DVM) Dr. Deborah Fletcher


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