I tried searching around on the Internet for some ideas for how to grow food crops, maybe start some fruit trees under T5 lamps. Well it looks like just about everyone growing pot uses T5 lamps. I don't have any interest in it. If I don't have time to play video games, or deal with hangovers I sure as heck don't have time to go get stoned like some biblical whore. Call it "Priorities" if you will. I have a whole pile of 54w T5 fixtures and 4100k tubes that cost me nearly nothing, just a ballast here and there and a few bad tubes which I happened to replace with 6500k tubes. About all I can tell is the pot growers don't typically use 4100k tubes for growing the bulk of the plant. 4100k is mostly what I have, assuming all plants derive energy from light the same way, 4100k might not the best for food plants too, but should work at least for experimental stages? All I have ever grown inside were game bait crops, sun flowers, deer corn, fruit tree to seedling status on the window ledge, then when it was warm enough I would put them out side, in the ground and let nature take care of them. Well most of them I put on the edge of the septic tank leaching field because I didn't fully trust nature. So this is kind of new to me. I have observed what farmers grow here for crops, it's never anything I ever tried to grow on the east coast. Who thought Maine and NM, different ,ha. Why? Global cooling, increased crop failures lately, years with out summer (haven't had one of those in ages, no reason it wouldn't happen again). I'm assuming the power stays on most of the time during this slow ride into oblivion and that it doesn't start immediately.