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I don't know what is going on, I have a community, and last week one of my Bettas died, and today I just witnessed one of my guppies died. I don't know what is going on, I need to figure this out before I lose more.
I had two female bettas, they were seperated in the tank, Betta that died, didn't look like anything had harmed her. My guppy, I went to go feed them, and I saw it swim sideways and sink to the bottom, not doing much movement, I put it in his own tank to see if it would didn't.

What size is your tank? 37 Gallons
What temperature is your tank? 79 F
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates do you have? 6 Otocinclus, 5 Glass Cats, (now) 1 Female Betta), (now) 1 green cobra guppy, 1 Lyretail Molly.

What type of food do you feed your betta fish? New Life Spectrum, Omega One Pellets and Flakes, there is also Zucchini in there.
How often do you feed your fish? 4 days 2 times a day, 3 days 1 time a day.

How often do you perform a water change? Once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 40%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime. and Flourish (Regular flourish)

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Nitrate: Between 0ppm and 5ppm (I'd say 3ppm)

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your fishs' appearance changed? No.
How has your fishs' behavior changed? No.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? No real symptoms, just death.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Betta and Guppy that died along with Glass Cats, second Betta and Molly bought in May 2016, Otos bought Spring and Fall 2015.

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