Red sea led?

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Hey guys i am trying to get myself some led lights for black friday and was interested in the red sea leds. I have a 75 gal and plan on doing some sps near the top maybe going as far as half way down the tank and was wondering if anyone had these lights. Theres is a model 50 and model 90 i was hoping i could get away with running 2 of the 50 models. Any thoughts??
 
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I have a single 90 with 4 T5s over a 116. (36"x30"x25"). So far I am very impressed with the light. The shimmer is very similar to a MH and the SPS responded right away to quality of light. Polyp that were dormant are open and feeding once again.
2 would provide plenty of coverage on a 75. However I would opt for the 90s and just dial them down. You could grow anything you want. The LFS I go to has been using them for a while and their results have been incredible.
 

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With the 75g, you should go with the 90s. I bought an Red Sea Max E-170 for my daughter and it came with the 90. It's very easy to set up the prgramming and the light is very nice. I had some corals, trumpets and acans that were bleaching under my AI Hydra 26 HDs and we put them into my daughters E-170, and lo and behold!! They came back with very vibrant colors! So, I highly recommend the 90s.
 

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Go 2x 90s if you go for red sea. Better to have the power when you start adding more SPS. Having two will prevent the single point shading effect.

I have one in a Reefer 170 and its not quite enough to reach half way down for SPS, so I added 4 T5s above for a hybrid which also reduces shading.
 
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With the 75g, you should go with the 90s. I bought an Red Sea Max E-170 for my daughter and it came with the 90. It's very easy to set up the prgramming and the light is very nice. I had some corals, trumpets and acans that were bleaching under my AI Hydra 26 HDs and we put them into my daughters E-170, and lo and behold!! They came back with very vibrant colors! So, I highly recommend the 90s.
Where do you run the set point for you blues and whites?
 

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