Cheapest light that will grow anything in a 25 gal lagoon

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So currently I have 2 Nicrew 50w lights and they just aren't cutting it, there is shadowing, I don't think it can grow acros and I have no idea what the actual par they put out is. So what would be a decently priced light 200 - 300 that could grow anything in a 25 gal (that isn't a black box light).
 
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I would go with a prime 16HD. If you want acros, they can cost more than the light
 
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If you’re serious about growing Acros, don’t skimp on the light. XR15 pro if you’re intent is full SPS or a quality T5 fixture
So with the xr 15 will 1 fixture cover the whole tank or would I need 2? Also are the older generations obsolete now or do they still work fine
 

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