One of the hardiest pets available in Goa are the red eared slider turtles as they survive for a long period of time, unlike fish which die rather quickly. It appears that the pet shops have a large number of turtles mainly in the monsoon period because in 2017, the turtles were available in the same period.
In July 2018, it was observed that a pet shop in Panaji has a large number of red eared slider turtles, it appears that a new stock has been delivered . The turtles are rather small, with a shell size of approximately 5 cm.
However the price being quoted is rather high at Rs 350 each