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Swap Vendor List March 2015

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Posted: 1 week 2 days ago by Mugwump#35652
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Did you check the box, when you registered, asking for electric??
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago by mrwallace#35651
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My table is #53. Wallace Thao
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago by mrwallace#35650
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How do I know if my table will have an electrical outlet or not? Mine is in the middle and there is no indication of an outlet nearby. I need an outlet for my tank. Thanks.
Posted: 2 weeks 14 hours ago by scubadiver#35644
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Swap Vendor Layout is now posted
Posted: 4 weeks 1 day ago by Matt#35575
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VENDORS I'm looking forward on seeing you at the March Swap .... There are still tables open so please sign up !!!! Thank You Matt
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago by scubadiver#35556
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Here is the latest swap vendor list

February's Rare Fish Auction - Members Only

Members Only Rare Fish Auction - February 2015

Doubletree Hotel Downers Grove 2111 Butterfield Rd.

Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515 1-630-971-2000

For our next rare fish auction our theme will be South American Cichlids and West African Cichlids..

We will be working top breeders and importers to bring in some rare, mostly dwarf, cichlids.

We will update this space with a list of fish as we get closer to the meeting.

Event Properties Event Date 02-08-2015 6:00 pm

Event End Date 02-08-2015 9:00 pm

Location DoubleTree Hotel Downers Grove

List of fish being ordered for the auction (no guarantees on what will be delivered) -

Wild Peru Oscars

Dwarf Pikes - Crenicichla regani

Aequidens sp. 'Jenaro Herrara'

Biotodoma cupido

Nanochromis transvestitus

Pelvicachromis humilis

Pelvicachromis roloffi

Pelvicachromis rubrolabiatus

Pelvicachromis signatus

Apisto trifasciata 'Guapore Red'

Apisto. agassizii 1.25" Yellow form -

Peru Apisto. agassizii 1.25"+ Flamengo

Apisto. alpahuayo 1" yellow form black chin - Peru

Apisto. atahualpa 1"+ sunset - Peru

Apisto. barlowi 'white' 1-2" mouthbrooder Peru

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25" 'Rio Tapiche' Peru

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25" red-purple form Peru

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25" 'Rio Tigre' Peru

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25" 'Rio Yavari'

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25" 'Shishita' Peru

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25"+ Blue form - Peru

Apisto. bitaeniata 1.25"+ Red form - Peru

Apisto. cacatuoides 'Pucallpa' 1-3" Pucallpa (Rio Ucayali) - Peru

Apisto. cacatuoides 'Rio Aguaytia' 1-2"+ darker cac with blue/purple

Apisto. cacatuoides 'Rio Tigre' 1-2"+ pretty cac with tall dorsal

Apisto. cruzi 1"+ Peru

Apisto. eremopyge 1"+ 'strawberry' - Peru

Apisto. eunotus 1" - Peru

Apisto. sp 'kelleri' 1.25"+ - Peru

Apisto. sp. 'kelleri' - Jutai 1.25 - 2" - Columbia/Peru

Apisto. sp. 'Melgar' 1"+ Peru

Apisto. nijsseni 1"+ Peru

Apisto. norberti 1.25" Peru

Apisto. pantalone 1"+ martini - Peru 1M/3F groups

Apisto. paulmuelleri 1"+ 'apache' - Peru

Apisto. panduro 1-2" Peru

Apisto. sp. 'Oregon' 1" -Peru

Apisto. cf. ortegai - Rio Ambiyacu 1"+ 'sp. purple' Peru

Apisto. ortegai 'Papagayo' 1"+ parrot apisto - very green

Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago by convict84#35525
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Yes, Thanks Ted and everyone who helped with the auction/meeting!

I definitely agree Aqua, some nice coloration coming to everything as it has settled in and I can't stop watching the pelviachromis rubrolabiatus "kolente"

Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago by AquaPorn#35524
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Thanks GCCA and Ted Judy for feeding my addiction/obsession.
With fish like this there is no hope of curing me.

Apistogramma Atahualpa Sp. Sunset

Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by TERRY TANKERSLEY#35519
Thanks for the update.
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by convict84#35518
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Ouch weather knocked a lot of the west African non pelviachromis off the list
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by scubadiver#35517
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The list has been updated with most of the fish that will be at auction there are a potential couple of species that may show up but the list is now pretty much confirmed.
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by TERRY TANKERSLEY#35516
So the list on the Main page is what will be at the Rare Fish auction tonight?
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by scubadiver#35511
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Note the weather impacted us

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Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by scubadiver#35510
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Todd you jinxed us the tangs will not be making it. I will update the list tomorrow, with substitutions. Also the challenge in getting fish from different areas is most wholesalers that target rare fish target one location. Ordering from each wholesaler has a overhead cost for shipping, boxing, etc. Basically it is difficult / costly for us to order from two wholesalers.

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Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by convict84#35500
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Thanks for the updates! Definately a few that I am interested in.
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by scubadiver#35491
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No as some fish are being delivered directly to the meeting

Todd if there is any thing you were eyeing, I can see if the one item is confirmed
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by scubadiver#35490
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Some in pairs and some in groups no singles
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by Midknight#35489
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-- An impressive list to be sure. I for one am glad you decided to combine dwarf cichlids from all over into one auction. A little something for everyone. Unless you happen to be a tank buster enthusiast - sorry, folks.
-- Any chance we'll get an update of what actually came in before Sunday?
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago by Iku1#35488
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Will they be sold as pairs, groups, or singles ?
Posted: 1 month 4 weeks ago by scubadiver#35486
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Let's get ready for some awesome dwarf cichlids being brought in for our Rare fish auction.

Swap Vendor List January 2015

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Posted: 2 months 13 hours ago by TERRY TANKERSLEY#35479
Post an add in the classifieds in search of gold convict.
Posted: 2 months 14 hours ago by Matt#35478
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Do you have a name or even a table # from the December Swap ? Matt
Posted: 2 months 23 hours ago by cking44#35474
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I went to the last one in 2014 and talked to a gentleman who had tolls me he had gold convicts I was wondering if someone could help me get in touch with him
Posted: 2 months 2 days ago by Matt#35469
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:cheer: We had a very GREAT turn out last Sunday ..... I like to thank EVERYONE that helped to put on a great SWAP . Also for our great vendors !!!!! We couldn't do it without you guys .. Thank you everyone and we will see you at the next swap
Posted: 2 months 2 days ago by scubadiver#35468
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How huge was that swap, a lot of vendors sold out of almost everything they brought and left early. It looked like it was pretty successful swap.
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago by Matt#35456
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I hope we will ... The weather will not be bad as last year and we should be getting a good group of people ... :cheer:
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago by B524#35455
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Just curious, are we expecting as big a crowd as December?
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago by scubadiver#35450
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Swap vendor layout is posted - for the latest vendors the layout will be updated in a few days.
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago by scubadiver#35380
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Here is the vendor list -


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