AI PRIME 16 SETTINGS ON A 75 GALLON

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Hey guys I have 2 AI Prime 16's on my 75 gallon aquarium and have struggled to get my zoas and euphyllia happy. My Acans and mushrooms are doing great and have since I started with the BRS settings but my zoas barely open if at all some day and my euphyllia also open very little. I though these were signs of to much light so I have been slowly ramping down to output that seems to have stopped the decline but i'm getting to the point where the tank looks to dark to me. What are you guys using for settings? My lights are 10 inches off the water my blue and violets are in the 70's and 80's whites in the 40's and all my parameters are within range.
 
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Is tank mixed reef, full reef?
I generally run low white 75% blue and violet And 65% uv
Red and green at 4% and moderate water flow
 

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Hey guys I have 2 AI Prime 16's on my 75 gallon aquarium and have struggled to get my zoas and euphyllia happy. My Acans and mushrooms are doing great and have since I started with the BRS settings but my zoas barely open if at all some day and my euphyllia also open very little. I though these were signs of to much light so I have been slowly ramping down to output that seems to have stopped the decline but i'm getting to the point where the tank looks to dark to me. What are you guys using for settings? My lights are 10 inches off the water my blue and violets are in the 70's and 80's whites in the 40's and all my parameters are within range.
I have 3 prime 16’s and they are at the max height of the hard mounts. They extend about 3/4 of the way across the top and insted of the lights pointing down to the middle of the tank I have them shooting back towards the back of the tank. That way more of the viewing side of the coral is illuminated ( thanks Jake Adams) but I have them pretty low power wise and the 3 lights together make up for the lack of power with amazing coverage. Before I redid my tank a couple weeks ago for warranty replacement I was growing the heck out of some sticks with the same height and settings. Tank is 65 gallon and 36 inches across. If you want send me your e mail and I can send you my setting to see what you like. I don’t mind
 

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