Updated Swap table layout for Hoffman Estates Marriott (Note this is a draft version) 

First NameLast NameOrganizationSwap Items
RickBorsteinChicago Livebearer SocietyFish
KaseyClarkPrism BettasHigh Quality Imported Bettas and Photographic Art Prints
MatthewHoffmannFish
DylanButzlaffDNA Cichlid'sFish
LarryGreningFish
Denise & KevinEricksonAssortment of New and Old Cichlids
MarkFisherFIsh
GreenwaterGreenwaterFish
ReneValtierraChicago Aquarium Club(CAC)Angel and more
DanBarmoreSynodontis petricola, Labidochromis caeruleus, Pseudotropheus demasoni, Aulonocara Blue Neon Hai Reef, Tropheus Duboisi, Bristlenose Plecostomus Email: dbarmore@sbcglobal.net
MarkSchmidtFish and Honey
PeterDurkinFish and Plecos see classifieds
JohnHoernigAquarium Raised Fish and Plants
SairAliBringing angel fish And 2 inch red cover fry Discus
SteveBottsFish
JeffreyMoyLots of Discus fish from world champion breeder Tony Tan.
BobCrouseGuppy Associates International ChicagoFish
ChueXiong4145343409Fish
GinoDiNellaPleco Paradise LLCFish
josephinechristopherChicago DiscusFish
PhilSalantPhil and Carl's Fine FishPhilthys Fine Fish PRE-SALE ONLY PRICES add $5 at show. Red Empress 5@$10 German Red Haps 5@$10 Yellow Blaze 5@$10 Yellow Labs 5@$10 Red Top Hongi 5@$15 Python Island 5@$15 Christmas Fulu 5@$15 Afra Jalo Reef 2-2.5" 5@$15 Afra Lions Cove 2" 5@$15 Ngara Flametails males $15 Demasonis 3" $15 Mainganos 2.5" $15 Golden Lethrinops Males 4.5" $30 Lab Trewavsea' Chilumba $20 XL Christmas Fulu Males 4.5-5" males $20 Phil Salant - 608-576-7555 Bolivian Rams (large) 4@$20 Gold Severums 4@$20 Electric Blue Acara (call for pricing/all sizes) Striata Botia 2@$15 Angels (all sizes and colors/ call for pricing) Albino and Green Cats 5@$10 Call Carl @ 414-397-9216
TerryTankersleyFish
JimNowobielskiFish
MugwumpJon MillerJon's AngelsAngels, cory fry, yada yada
AlexNixonFish
LucySylvesterFish
RickBoesterPeacocks and haps. Females and fry on pre orders
Mike MurrFish
dustinshearerMidwest Exotic FishFish
DanLessmanFish
Mat& Jenn RehbergM&J Aquatics African Cichlids and plecos
VarunKamatChicago Ornamental Shrimp SocietyFish
GinoDiNellaPleco Paradise LLCFish
SeanDeNoyellesWindy City TropicalsAfrican Cichlids.....OB Peacocks, Dragons Blood Peacocks, Yellow Labs, Blue Dragon Peacocks, and Electric Blue Fryeri. Food by NorthFin, and Cobalt. Additives by Seachem, and plushies by Green Pleco.
LeonidFlimanBlack Rams - limited quantity. Black veil angels, young pairs Apistogramma cacatuoides ‘double red ‘, albino BN plecos, A. Agassizii ‘fire red’, assasin snails, rams horn snails. Java fern. Preorders welcome. Email me ‘phebeland@yahoo.com’ or text 847-542-0658
CharlesFeretChicago Style GoldfishFish
StevenBorsiniStevescichlidsFish
TomGorskiOrnamental Aquatic WoodsExotic Woods: African root, Mopani, Malaysian and Specializing in Azalea Wood A.K.A. Spider Wood
JorgeGarciaFish
JimLehnerFish
RandyBlaszczykFish
BobSturnfieldSwap Items Livebearers, Endlers, and Fancy Guppies
arinwhitehttp://laketanganyikacichlids.com/Fish
MikeSwetsFish
JustinDatavsDatzcichlids & ReptilesFish
NicholasBarryGingerbread Tropical Fish & CoralFish
bobnesnidal1954Fish
JONATHANPITSENBARGERNationwide Enterprise of ILFish
MarkHuffmanMark of Excellence AquaticsI am your Plant Vendor, I have many types of Swords, Crypts and Anubias, along with a lot of rarer plants too, So if you’re looking for something harder to find email me at bxdragon1@hotmail.com or hit me on Facebook at Mark of Excellence Aquatics. Pre-orders welcome!!!! I want to Thank all my loyal customers, you all make this hobby what it is and because of this I try to give you better plants and at a better price than anyone.
Dave SielaffFish
ChrisHazardI can deliver to the swap on Dec 1. chazard@charter.net text 608-444-9183 Peacock males; eureka red, ngara, beanschi. Juvenile peacocks; beanschi, eureka red, flavescent, turkis, ngara, lemon jake. Placidochromis Jalo Reef, Sciaenochromis iceberg ahli, Copidochromis mloto ivory, Copidochromis borleyi nkhata; bristlenose: brown, albino and calico; Synodontis petricola; alto. Compressiceps red, Xenotilapia sp. yellow princess bathyphilus, Neolamprologus Signatus Tristan’s Tropical Fish List- can deliver to the swap on Dec 1; https://tristanstropicalfish.com/; Email: tristanstropicalfish@gmail.com; Cell: (608)-445-6660 Apisto borelli “Opal”; Apisto bitaeniata “Tefe”; Apisto panduro; Apisto “Netz”; Pelvicachromis kribensis “Moliwe”; Pterophyllum scalare “Koi” Dime Size, Pterophyllum scalare “Black”; Pterophyllum scalare “Peru Altum”; Red Albino Guppy Pairs; Blue Moscow Guppy Pairs; Mikrogeophagus ramirezi “Dutch”, “German Blue”, “Black”, “Gold”, “Black Gene”; Dario dario
ToddRaysbyCichlids, livebearers, cool turquoise stones, shells, live plants, etc.
ThomasBergerFish
AlVidmarFish
FreshwaterExoticsFish

 

GCCA Events

 GCCA Swap Meet Vendor Registration
Event Date 12-01-2019 7:00 am
Event End Date 12-01-2019 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-13-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 11-29-2019 6:00 pm
Individual Price USD45.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates
Event Date 12-01-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 12-01-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 12-02-2019
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

GCCA's annual holiday party.

Event Date 12-08-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 12-08-2019 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 11-07-2019
Cut off date 12-02-2019
Location Pinstripes @ Northbrook

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Event Date 01-12-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-12-2020 2:00 pm
Cut off date 01-12-2020
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

GCCA's Janary 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - Central and North American
Speaker: TBD
Topic: TBD

Event Date 01-19-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 01-19-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview

GCCA's February 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker: Christine Neumeyer
Topic:  A Journey Downriver: From the Amazon to Your Aquarium

Event Date 02-09-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 02-09-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview
Event Date 02-23-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 02-23-2020 2:00 pm
Cut off date 02-23-2020
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

GCCA's March 2020 Rare Fish Auction

Event Date 03-08-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-08-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview
Event Date 04-05-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 04-05-2020 2:00 pm
Cut off date 04-05-2020
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

GCCA's April 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker: TBD
Topic:  

Event Date 04-12-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 04-12-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview

GCCA's May 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker: Gabe Posada
Topic:  Success with Discus

Event Date 05-17-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 05-17-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview

GCCA's June 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker: Greg Steeves
Topic:  Victorian Cichlids

Event Date 06-14-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 06-14-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview

GCCA's July 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker:  Mike Wise  
Topic:  Apistogrammas & Me - A 40 Year Obsession  

Event Date 07-12-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 07-12-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview
Event Date 09-13-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 09-13-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview
Event Date 09-27-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 09-27-2020 2:00 pm
Cut off date 09-27-2020
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

GCCA's September 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker: Lawrence Kent
Topic: The Cichlids of Mauritania and NigeriaThe Cichlids of Mauritania and Nigeria

Event Date 10-11-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 10-11-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview
Event Date 11-01-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 11-01-2020 2:00 pm
Cut off date 11-01-2020
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

GCCA's November 2020 Meeting

Bowl Show - 
Speaker: Dean Tweeddale
Topic:  My Fry Tank System

Event Date 11-08-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 11-08-2020 9:00 pm
Location Delta Hotel by Marriott - Glenview
Event Date 12-06-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 12-06-2020 2:00 pm
Cut off date 12-06-2020
Individual Price $5.00
Location Marriott Hoffman Estates

 

 

2019 12 01 690 swap

Buy fish, plants, equipment and much more!

GCCA's Swap Meet is a great place to buy fish, plants, food, equipment and more!

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  • Buy directly from the breeder and make your best deal!
  • Four times a year these fish swaps have the largest selection of fish available in the Midwest
  • Find fish that you can't find at any local fish store.
  • This is the one biggest Most vendors sell fish that they raise themselves.
  • Most vendors sell fish that they raise themselves.
  • Take a look at our Club Classifieds to see a preview into some of this the vendors are bringing

Arrive early for the best selection!

Where and When

Sunday, December 1, 2019

10AM to 2PM

Marriott Hoffman Estates
4800 Hoffman Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL. 60192 | Map and Directions

Admission

$5.00 for everyone
Kids under 15 free with an Adult admission
All sales are exclusively between buyer and seller. Ask sellers about their refund policy.

 

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