Why do macro lenses come only at f/2.8?

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Kristada673
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Why do macro lenses come only at f/2.8?

I have not seen any f/1.8 macro lens, for example. The lens can gather more light at f/1.8, and since the depth of field is razor thin with any macro lens anyway, it shouldn't make it significantly more difficult to focus at f/1.8 I suppose.

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