AI Prime HD 16 vs AI Hydra 32 HD for 14cube 10g tank.

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Hey guys. So I have a 14cube 10g tank with a 4 inch back sump. I am considering upgrading my light from the Micmol aqua mini g3 I am using right now.

Stocking:
Some SPS.
Some LPS.
Maybe some softies.

Currently, the SPS are toward the top of the tank, and the LPS and softies are towards the bottom. I dont want to be changing their locations too much.

What would be a better light in my scenario?

My options are:
One AI Prime HD 16 or One AI Hydra 32 HD.

I don't want to over kill. If the 16 will be fine for the SPS in a tank this size, I will go with that considering the price difference.
 
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Do you plan on ever upgrading? If so, id get a 32. If you're not ever planning on upgrading I think a 16HD would be fine.
Not really. I have a 120g and that's pretty much set. I started this tank because I wanted a nano reef. Don't think I will go bigger on this. At least not anytime in the near future.
 

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Not really. I have a 120g and that's pretty much set. I started this tank because I wanted a nano reef. Don't think I will go bigger on this. At least not anytime in the near future.

Yeah, in that case I would say the 16, unless you just have money spilling out of your pockets. You can spend that 160 you save on a powerhead or something.
 

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