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My fish are dieing, but only the apistos

Hello everyone,
    I am new to this mailing list, and to owning Apistogrammas. I did a
bunch of research and I thought I had everything right, but my fish
still keep dying. I am not trying to breed them, I just want to have a
pretty community tank that has mainly apistos. I have a 29 gallon tank
that is well planted and has a bunch of rocks for them to hide in. The
fish I have are:

1 violet goby (small)
1 weather loach
1 L075 pl*co
4 angel fish (about 1.5 inches tall)
1 butterfly fish
2 otos
1 female betta (my girlfriend thought she was pretty and made me get her)
plus my apistos

My tanks water conditions are:

pH 6.4~6.8
NO2 0
NH3 0
KH 4
Temp 78 F

Everyone in my tank is fine, except my apistos. I have been buying
apistos over the last month and I have had 5 cacatuoides, 2 blue rams
(long finned), and 2 agassizi have died on me. Through it all I have 1
macmasteri and 1 blue ram (short finned) that have lived and look great!
When they die they are dying fairly suddenly. One day they are fine and
the next they are acting weird (just laying on the bottom, or swimming
then floating on their side, then swimming...) and then they die after a
few hours. And it is not all at once. One will die, then another will
die. I'll replace them, then a few days later a different one will die.
I am feeding them frozen brine shrimp and frozen blood worms. Does any
one have any ideas? Thank you very much!

Eric Martina

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