Sunshine Chromis, Purple & Yellow

Latin name: (Chromis insolata)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Purple, White, Yellow

Diet

Omnivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

6½"

Minimum Tank Size

Family

Pomacentridae

The Sunshine Chromis is an eye catching species that adds a vibrant splash of color to any aquarium. They are easy to care for, and their peaceful nature make them a great choice for both novice and experienced aquarists alike. This species requires a 30-gallon tank or larger, small amounts of protein-rich foods, and plenty of hiding spots. Additionally, they do best in a reef tank environment with a temperature range between 72-78°F. With proper care, the Sunshine Chromis can live up to 10 years.

The Sunshine Chromis is an incredibly resilient fish and can thrive in a variety of aquariums. It is most successful when kept in small schools, as this provides the fish with ample swimming space and room to move about. This species is a peaceful fish and can add a beautiful, dynamic element to the reef or fish only aquarium. Additionally, the Sunshine Chromis is often kept in aquariums for long periods of time, as its hardiness allows it to remain in good health. Furthermore, its vibrant coloration gives the aquarium a stunning aesthetic.

Like other Chromis species, these fish are opportunistic omnivores, and their diet should be varied and consist of meaty items, herbivore flakes, and high quality frozen preparations. Using vitamin-enriched foods will help to preserve the its color and its nutritional value.

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