60-90G tank lighting with AI PRIME HDs

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looking at getting a 60-90 gallon tank with a Height being 24 inches would the AI Prime HDs lights work i have two of them or would a

ORBIT MARINE IC PRO work better? for this​

how strong is a AI prime HD and what would i really be able to grow in this tank?
 
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looking at getting a 60-90 gallon tank with a Height being 24 inches would the AI Prime HDs lights work i have two of them or would a

ORBIT MARINE IC PRO work better? for this​

how strong is a AI prime HD and what would i really be able to grow in this tank?
2 primes will work fine for awhile, depending on what corals you are trying to grow, adding led light bars to them like the orphek or3 bars are a cheap way to get more par to the tank if you have more light demanding corals
 

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You will have a bit of trouble at 24" deep but what are the actual dimensions of this tank? Adding extra ai primes is also an option as the ai 32 and 64 are just more of the same led pucks added to an ai prime.
Orbit led is pretty trash though
 
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You will have a bit of trouble at 24" deep but what are the actual dimensions of this tank? Adding extra ai primes is also an option as the ai 32 and 64 are just more of the same led pucks added to an ai prime.
Orbit led is pretty trash though
yah i figured i didnt grow much with my first one, honestly bunch of softies maybe a stone twig here and there for some possible growth who knows honestly
 

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Brs tested 4 lights not 3 but i would think 3 would be fine for mostly softies. The or3 bars do throw out a lot more par for the price, harder to mount though
 

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The tank is 24" high, or the lights will be mounted 24" above the tank, or both?

With 2 Primes over a standard 90, I agree that's going to be pretty weak. But you can add more of them.
 
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If you supplement wit T5s you’ll be fine. I have three over a 65 gallon, 26 inches tall.
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