Over a year ago I switched over to AI sol's with the intent to save money and was sold by the functionality of these units. Back story , I have a 60 gallon cube that had a 250w radium driven by a bluewave 3 ballast with 2x24w retro ice cap set up. Although I was extremely happy with the over all look of my tank, I bit on the hype of the LED craze. When I first hooked up the AI's , I did the slow acclimation starting at 10% and increasing every week 5 % up to 50% . I ran these at 50% for a while and noticed that my acans turned orange or red losing multicolored traits. Chalice coral were being bleached out. SPS were still growing with very little color. Then I did some reading on LED success stories and more and more i heard that you had to ramp these up to a higher setting. I then did this with the 5% every week up to 80%. Still all my coral were not happy. Under the blue led's everything pretty impressive but I believe that it masked the problem of the coral losing their color under normal 15k lighting. I ran these at 80% for a while and never really noticed how bad my corals looked until I fragged a Garf Bonsai and placed it under a halide lit aquarium . To my dismay , the bonsai looked extremely pale . Under my AI sols , the bonsai looked to be a deep purple . So I placed some favias , other SPS , acans and chalices in the Halide lit aquarium , and WOW I couldn't believe my eyes. Almost all of my corals looked like they were hit by some napalm . Growing more and more frustrated I started to look at other LeD lit aquariums and almost every case I could not see very good pictures under a 15k look. Most pictures were taken under actinic and everything looks different under actinic, but doesn't necessarily give the true look of the corals color. I used to take a lot of pictures under my old lighting and every pic I took under my LEDs , nothing came out right. Finally after a year of giving it my best shot I decided to go back to Halide and T5's.