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Individual Member

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

 

 

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: 1 Year
Price: $20.00
Family Member

Family (Spouses and children under the age of 18 & all under one roof) - roommates, relatives, in-laws, adult siblings, etc will need to get individual memberships

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: 1 Year
Price: $25.00
Lifetime Member

Lifetime Member

A Lifetime Memebership entitles you to all the benefits of GCCA for your entire life. 

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: Lifetime
Price: $500.00

Rare Fish Auction (with fish list)

Rare Fish Auction (with fish list)

Members-only Rare Fish Auction

Twice each year, GCCA brings in rare and hard-to-find cichlids from top cichlid breeders around the world. 

Our Rare Fish Auction allows you to bid on over 100 bags of fish, learn more about them, and take them home with you!

NOTE: You must be a paid GCCA member to bid on fish.

Enjoy our Curated Auction!

Each lot will be awarded to the highest bidder.

Bid confidently!

GCCA experts will review the bags of fish for sale via a slide show such as the one below.

Our speakers will share pictures, suggested retail price and care details for each fish. 

rare fish slide example 2023

 List of Fish and Auction Prospectus (note this list is tentative and subject to change)

    • Altolamprologus Calvus Congo
    • Altolamprologus Calvus Inkfin
    • Altolamprologus Compressiceps Goldface
    • Altolamprologus Compressiceps Kagunga Red
    • Amatitlania Sajica
    • Anamalochromis Thomasi F1
    • Ancistrus Blue Eyed Bristlenose Pleco
    • Ancistrus Longfin Red Pleco
    • Apistogramma Abacaxis
    • Apistogramma Agassizii - Peruvian Wild -
    • Apistogramma Agassizii Double Red
    • Apistogramma Allpahuayo Peruvian Wild - Huallaga River
    • Apistogramma Atahualpa - Peruvian Wild -Itaya River
    • Apistogramma Baenschi "Inka"
    • Apistogramma Cacatuoides Double Reds
    • Apistogramma Cacatuoides Peruvian Wild - Itaya River
    • Apistogramma Eremnopyge Peruvian Wild -Itaya River
    • Apistogramma Hongsloi "Red"
    • Apistogramma Macmasteri "Gold/Red Shoulder"
    • Apistogramma Macmasteri "Ashaninka Extreme Red"
    • Apistogramma Nijsseni "Rio Ucayali"
    • Apistogramma Norberti Peruvian Wild - Tahuayo River
    • Apistogrammoides Pucallpaensis Peruvian Wild - Itaya River
    • Aulonocara Jacobfreibergi Eureka Albino 
    • Chalinochromis Brichardi
    • Chilatherina Alleni "Wapoga"
    • Chlamydogobius Eremius - Desert Goby 
    • Cichlasoma Festae
    • Cryptoheros Nanoluteus
    • Cyphotilapia Frontosa Six Stripe 
    • Cyprichromis Leptosoma "Black Bee Tricolor"
    • Cyprichromis Leptosoma "Kerenge" - Six Pairs
    • Cyprichromis Leptosoma "Livua" Blue Orchid
    • Cyprichromis Leptosoma Chituta Bay
    • Cyprichromis Leptosoma Speckleback Tembwe
    • Cyprichromis Leptosome Mpimbwe - Neon Blue
    • Dicrosus Filamentosus Wild Columbia
    • Exochochromis Anagenys
    • Herichthys Bartoni 
    • Heros Severus Red Tiger 
    • Heros Sp. 'Tapajos' Brazil Blueface
    • Heros Sp. Iniridae
    • Hoplarchus Psittacus (True Parrot Cichlid)
    • Hypselecara Temporalis (Chocolate Cichlid) - Peruvian Wild Itaya River
    • Julidochromis Ornatus
    • Julidochromis Regani Kipili
    • Krobia Xinguensis - F1
    • L134 Leopard Frog Plecos - 3 Or 4 Pairs
    • L199 Yellow Zebra Pleco (Hypancistrus Furunculus) 2 Pairs
    • L201 Snowball Pleco - 2 Pairs
    • L66 / L399 -Two Pairs
    • Laetacara Arugaiae 
    • Laetacara Thayeri - Peruvian Wild -Itaya River
    • Laetacara Thayeri Wild Peru - Itaya River
    • Lamprologus Ocellatus Gold
    • Melanotaenia Affinis 'Pagwi'
    • Melanotaenia Boesemani "Aytinjo"
    • Melanotaenia Fasinensis
    • Melanotaenia Rubrovittata Red Laser Rainbow 'Wapoga'
    • Melanotaenia Sikuensis "Isim" Rainbowfish
    • Melanotaenia Sp. "Kali Tawa"
    • Microgeophagus Ramirezi - Dutch Blue Ram Pair
    • Microgeophagus Ramirezi - Neon Blue/Orange Head Ram Pair
    • Nandopsis Haitiensis
    • Nandopsis Red Islantum
    • Neolamprologus Brevis - Brevis Sun Spot 
    • Neolamprologus Cylindicus
    • Neolamprologus Helianthus
    • Ophthalmotilapia Ventralis Blackhead
    • Parachromis Dovii - Yellow Costa Rica
    • Parachromis Red Motoguense Red Tiger Motaguense
    • Pelvicachromis Taeniatus "Nigerian Red" 
    • Protomelas Sp. Steveni Taiwan Albino 
    • Pterophyllum Scalare Peruvian Wild - River Nanay
    • Steatocranus Gibbiceps Buffalo Head - Gold Line
    • Tropheus Duboisi

View our Auction Prospectus / Slide Deck 

https://acrobat.adobe.com/id/urn:aaid:sc:US:a3e62f10-bdf1-4dc1-aae5-82bb1b5ff660?viewer%21megaVerb=group-discover

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Auction Location Time

Chicago Hilton Northbrook @ 6PM
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

Event Properties

Event Date 02-18-2024 6:00 pm
Event End Date 02-18-2024 9:00 pm
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL

Venue Information - Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL

Hilton Chicago Northbrook,

2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062

We've arranged a special discounted rate with Hilton for rooms to be used during our events. Utilize the provided corporate number for reservations, consistently offering savings of 10 to 20% compared to other booking options. To access the exclusive rates for our discounted rate, simply copy and paste the following URL into your browser:

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