Is Something Wrong With Female Guppy?

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I keep having my female guppies die right around the time they look like that are going to pop. I noticed this one and 2 others (my largest and most pregnant) guppies swimming in 1 spot breathing heavier than all the rest. Does she look ok? Any signs I should notice? Her tail got nipped a while ago but it's pretty healed
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Params are fine.

I would usually put it down to a disease but seeing as it's only females affected, That's a bit more tricky.

My only suggestion is that because they are weakened slightly during pregnancy, something is stressing them out enough to cause death and disease. Is it a planted tank? Are you trying to transport the females at all or are the males harassing them?
 
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In that tank I have about for females to everyone mail. There is a betta but I sit and watch him for hours and he never shows aggression. There is a yoyo loach and three assassin snails in my 30 gallon tank. I do not transport them or transfer their tanks or anything like that very frequently. I cannot explain what could be causing this
 
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I think I figured it out! I recently got 2 female bettas from a rescue and put them in my tanks. Now o have ich. Since my guppies are light colored that might explain why I couldn't see it. Still can't find it but maybe it's there and I don't see ut
 

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No you would be able to see ich if it were on your girls.

Maybe the betta is being aggressive only to the weak girls when you're not looking. I've heard too many stories of that happening.
 

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