Rock Beauty Angelfish

Species information for the Rock Beauty Angelfish, in the Angels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Holacanthus Tricolor

    COMMON NAME - Rock beauty Angelfish

    SIZE - 7.9" (20 CM)

    RANGE - Tropical Western Atlantic

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 100 US Gal. (379 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Sponge, vegetable matter, meaty fare, special angelfish fare containing marine sponges


    REEF CAMPATIBILITY - Will nip sessile invertebrates, stony and soft corals, and clam mantles.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Has difficulty switching to aquarium foods, will not fare well without its natural sponge diet. Juveniles fare better but feed on the slime of other fish and will be persistent at nipping at them.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 13, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 20, 2008