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Ok so I'm new to fish tanks but did as much research as possible. I decided to do a fish in cycle with my new 10 gallon. I made the decision to do this with 3 cherry barbs. It's been 3 weeks of feeding them small amounts daily, doing 10 to 20% water changes and testing the water every other day or so. My PH stays pretty consistent at 7.4ish. Ammonia just recently seems to be up around .25 ppm, 0 nitrites and 0 nitrates. I know cycling can take some time and I've been patient and trying to do it by the book. I haven't changed the filter cartridge even though the red light is flashing. My question is, can i add Tetra Safe Start to help boost the bacteria growth? My little guys seem completely fine and very happy actually, but now that the ammonia is finally starting to go up I want to help the cycle along a bit. I haven't done a water change since yesterday morning so I think if I was going go to add it, now would be good since the water hasnt been conditioned in 24 hours. Thoughts?