Sunshine Chromis, Purple & Yellow

Greek Name: Chromis insolata



The Sunshine Chromis, also known as the Sunshine Fish, Purple & Yellow Chromis or Olive Chromis. They are common in schools across all of the humid Western Atlantic Ocean and are an extremely tranquil Damselfish species. The Sunshine Chromis is a gorgeous addition to any aquarist’s display. The color is yellow across the back, and lavender in the middle of the body. Then there is the appearance of white pearly spots along the stomach.

The Chromis insolata is a tough fish that can be is found in many aquariums. It is usually kept in small schooling areas where there is plenty of swimming space. It is a comparatively quiet fish, which can provide an impact on the reef, or even a fish only aquarium.

Similar to other Chromis species fish, these are omnivores. Therefore, their diet ought to be varied and comprise of meaty foods like herbivore flakes, herbivore powder, and premium frozen products. Consuming foods that are vitamin-rich will assist in preserving the hue.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1/2″ to 1″ Medium: 1″ to 2″



Care Level




Color Form

Purple, White, Yellow



Reef Compatible


Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size



Tropical Western Pacific



Minimum Tank

30 gallons


General information concerning Purple and Sunshine Yellow

The Sunshine Chromis can be located in schools across the oceans of the tropical Western Atlantic Ocean and are an extremely tranquil Damselfish species. The Sunshine Chromis is a gorgeous accessory to any aquarist’s display. They’re bright yellow on the back and lavender on the middle portion of the body. They also have the appearance of white pearls along the stomach. The Sunshine Chromis is a tough fish that is can be found in many aquariums. It is typically kept for long periods in small groups if given plenty of space for swimming and to move around. It is a fairly passive fish, but it can provide an impressive impact to the reef or aquarium that is a fish-only one.

Additional information


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