Rock Beauty

Holacanthus tricolor

Maximum Size:

14 in (35 cm)


Up to 20 years (in captivity)

Typical depth:

10–115 ft (3–35 m)


Adult rock beauties are often found on rock jetties, rocky reefs and rich coral areas, while juveniles tend to be found near fire corals. These angelfish are not picky eaters and will feed on tunicates, sponges, zoanthids and algae.


Grouper, Snapper and moray eels.

Did you know?

Rock beauties are the most common angelfish in the Caribbean and they are one of the most popular Caribbean angelfishes with aquarists.