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Old 26th February 2019   #1
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Default RFP axies in the pet trade

Are RFP axies available at all in the pet trade? I know that certain breeders produce them for scientific research purposes, but I'm curious if anyone sells them into the pet trade and if it is legal to do so. If so, who has them?



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Old 27th February 2019   #2
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Default Re: RFP axies in the pet trade

I don't even know what an RFP axie is.



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Old 27th February 2019   #3
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Are RFP axies available at all in the pet trade? I know that certain breeders produce them for scientific research purposes, but I'm curious if anyone sells them into the pet trade and if it is legal to do so. If so, who has them?
do you mean the glow in the dark axies?



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Old 28th February 2019   #4
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Default Re: RFP axies in the pet trade

If you mean GFP "green flourescent protein" axolotl, then yes there are lots in the pet trade.



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Default Re: RFP axies in the pet trade

RFP is Red Fluorescent Protein as opposed to Green Fluorescent Protein.




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Default Re: RFP axies in the pet trade

Oh neat!! I'd love to see any info you have about it? I've never heard of that in axolotl and Google isnt being very helpful? But no I have not seen any labeled RFP in the pet trade.



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Default Re: RFP axies in the pet trade

I've done more digging. RFPs are in the pet trade already, but many people don't realize it because you need a Cyan 488nm light(490nm or 500nm is the closest I've found on ebay). Just like UV light shows GFP, Cyan lighting shows RFP. You're axie could be RFP but you don't know it!



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Default Re: RFP axies in the pet trade

theres a listing for RFP lucy's near me currently, trying to contact the seller and see if i can get a specimen for myself

they seem hard to find but it might just be that they get sold as GFP as some have both NFP genes (so they glow purple/blue instead of solid green or red)



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