parosphromenus filamentosus is listed as "Endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) due to habitat loss and degradation caused by deforestation, land use change, and pollution.
Filamentosus are one of the larger parosphromenus and known from the filament like extension of their tail. They are relatively hardy but like all parosphromenus they required live food.
physical description: Bronze body tones with dark red bandings on the unpair fins this is also follow by black banding with a rim of bright white or blue iridescent.
size: up to 3 cm for males.
location: ilamentosus occurs in Kalimantan Tengah (Borneo, Indonesia) in jungle river systems near Banjarmasin
Habitat: primarily inhabits peat swamp forests and associated blackwater streams,
Temperature: 22 – 28 °C
pH: 3.0 – 6.5
Hardness: 18 – 72 ppm
Behavior and Diet:
These fish are generally peaceful and shy, preferring to hide among the vegetation or other structures in their environment. These fish are carnivorous and only consume live food.
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