T-5 is not all that it was made out to be.. Kind of like HO
. If that is any comparison.. It would take 8 T-5 tubes to make what 4 96W PC
's or 2-175 MH
's with 2X65 PC
's would do and The MH
's would be much better... Same cost in electricity...
Many options... With proper ventilation, any lighting mentioned above could work great and support a brain