Information about Rock Beauty Angelfish
As an adult, the Rock Beauty Angelfish’s body is dominated by black, especially the back. Bright yellow is the head, front and rear half of the body as well as the caudal fin. The striking accents of sapphire blue are evident in the eyes. Similar in appearance, the juvenile’s initial body is predominately yellow with a large caudal dark spot that seems to enlarge, overpowering the yellow coloration.
Rock Beauty Angelfish Nutrition
Rock Beauty angels eat sponges but may also eat tunicates, jellyfish and corals. They also eat macroalgae, such as Halimeda Sp. Mermaid’s Fan Udotea, sp. These angels can be fed prepared food with sponge material when they are in captivity.
Origin of Rock Beauty Angelfish
Rock Beauty angels can be found in the tropical west Atlantic Ocean, starting from Georgia in the United States and moving south to Florida and Bermuda. They then move to the northern Gulf of Mexico to Santa Catarina or Brazil.