Behr Beta Fish M450-7 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Beta Fish paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M450-7. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M450-7
Color name:Beta Fish
Brand:Behr

Behr M450-7 on kitchen cabinets

  • Marine kitchen cabinets Behr M450-7 Beta Fish
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  • Marine kitchen cabinets Behr M450-7 Beta Fish
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  • Marine kitchen cabinets Behr M450-7 Beta Fish
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  • Marine kitchen cabinets Behr M450-7 Beta Fish
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Behr Beta Fish reviews

  • Geometric panelling with teal colour Behr Beta fish
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  • Behr beta fish teal accent wall
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  • Geometric panelling with teal colour Behr Beta fish
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  • Behr beta fish teal accent wall
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  • Geometric panelling with teal colour Behr Beta fish
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  • Behr beta fish teal accent wall
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Behr Beta Fish undertones?

Blue is Behr Beta Fish undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#3A6B66

RGB code:

58, 107, 102

Is Behr Beta Fish M450-7 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 174° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M450-7 Beta Fish HSL code: 174, 30%, 32%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Beta Fish:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Beta Fish M450-7 vs Kale Green SW 6460

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Behr Beta Fish M450-7 vs Sherwin Williams Kale Green SW 6460Open Beta Fish M450-7
LRV: 10.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.74%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Beta Fish M450-7 vs Deep Sea Dive SW 7618

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Behr Beta Fish M450-7 vs Sherwin Williams Deep Sea Dive SW 7618Open Beta Fish M450-7
LRV: 10.84%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 10.27%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Beta Fish

Beta Fish M450-7 has an LRV of 10.84% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 10.84% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#3A6B66copy color code
RGB Decimal58, 107, 102copy color code
RGB Percent22.75%, 41.96%, 40.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 174° Saturation: 45.79% Value: 41.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(174, 30, 32)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 45.79 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 4.67 Key: 58.04copy color code
YIQY: 91.779 I: -27.592 Q: -11.921copy color code
XYZX: 9.4 Y: 12.374 Z: 14.46copy color code
CIE LabL:41.804 a:-17.932 b:-2.377copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.804 u:-21.8 v:-0.641copy color code
Decimal3828582copy color code
Hunter lab35.176, -13.859, 0.251copy color code
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