According to his sig:piranhaqueen said:ditto on the water changes and plants...... is your tank overstocked????
make sure you clean your substrate when you do water changes. detrious build up is a major factor in nitrate build up. because it will continue to build up and decay causing the release of more amonia ect...Powder said:no dont tak them out just make sure and gravel vac every water change do like 15-25% every week and you will get them under control
i had same prob a week ago and did a 40% water change and added some amquel+ and everything is fine now
just keep up on water changes and gravel vac's and you will be golden