Orphek Icon compact useable spread

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I am considering some different tank setups right now but i would like to use an orphek icon compact (hoping to save a bit as I already have 1 led bar) with 2 led bars if possible. Either a 24 x 24 x 24 or 30 x 24 x 16.
Do you think the spread of the compact with 2 24inch led bars (im thinking of using 1 blue and one reefday) will this sufficiently light a 30x24 inch footprint?
I do want to keep lower light corals off on the side as i have had many begin to bleach under my 6 bulb t5 with led bar combo i am currently using on my 36" tank. Anyone know the actual usable spread of an orphek compact mounted at 16 inches? I have only seen it tested in a 24" cube and not any larger for 1 compact unit
 
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I watched it and it was a bit helpful as the orphek at 16" gives a good amount of spread with 240 to 260 par at the ends (gives me a lot of hope) but they only test 2 orphek atlantik compacts over a 48" tank or 1 over a 24" tank. The tank will be 30x24 so i am thinking i can compensate using 1 24 inch or3 with the reef day color (seems very similar to the orphek icon arrangement at 100% power) and 1 illumagic actinic blue strip (i have it from a previous build and i do like the actinic pop it puts out)
 

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