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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 (Members-only)

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.

Auction Prospectus & List of Fish

Click here to view/download  |  Auction Prospectus (New Window) which includes pictures of all the fish and care info. 

 2022 08 08 14 rare fish auction thumb

Fish List (Subject to change!)

Altolamprologus calvus black F-1 ~1.5" juvies
Altolamprologus calvus white F-1 1.5"
Altolamprologus compressiceps gold head F-1 juvies
Altolamprologus compressiceps Kagunga red F-1 juvies
Altolamprologus compressiceps orange Chaitika F-1 juvies
Apistogramma agassizi double red young adults
Apistogramma baenschi red tail – young adults
Apistogramma hongsloi red young Adults
Apistogramma hongsloi red-gold young adults
Apistogramma macmasteri red young adults
Apistogramma panduro - young adults
Aulonocara maisoni Chitimba juvies
Aulonocara Nkhata yellow head chitende juvies
Buccochromis leptura green F-1 juvies
Buccochromis rhoadessi yellow leptura juvies
Buccochromis spectabilis - juvies
Champsochromis spilorhynchus-type ~1.5" juvies
Chilotilapia euchilus juvies
Chilotilapia rhoadessi F-1 juvies
Colombian Rams young adults (Wild)
Copadichromis azureus ovatus Mbenji Adults (Wild)
Copadichromis sp mloto gold crest juvies
Cyprichromis 'jumbo lepto' Kitumba 2 inch juvies
Electric Blue Ram – young adults
Haplochromis sp. kenya gold ~3.5" young adults
Labidochromis chisumulae juvies
Labidochromis sp white nkali / zebra Lundo Island juvies
Lamprologus brichardi Kipili blue face young adults
Lamprologus ornatipinnis Zambia ~1.5" juvies
Lamprologus signatus ~1.5"+ - juvies
Lamprologus tetracanthus juvies
Melanochromis baliodigma ~1.5" juvies
Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos Maingano juvies
Microgeophagus ramirezi blue neon juvies
Nimbochromis livingstoni blue Malombe juvies
Petrochromis trewavasae F-1 juvies
Plaidochromis solo Makonde F-1 juvies
Protomelas ornatus F-1 ~1.5" Juvies
Protomelas steveni yellow chin Pombo juvies
Pseudotropheus purpuratus orange head F-1 juvies
Pseudotropheus socoloffi young adults
Stigmatochromis woodi Adults (Wild)
Tetraodon miurus teapot puffer (Wild)
Tetraodon schoutedeni leopard puffer (Wild)
Tylochromis lateralis (Wild)
Tylochromis sp. Mayindombe (Wild)
Xenotilapia spilopterus yellow Sibwesa ~1.5"

Not a GCCA member?

Click here to join GCCA Online. It's only $20!

Check to see if you membership is current
  1. Go to the GCCA Log-in page 
  2. Enter your username/password and click the log-in button
  3. Click the Membership Status link at the top of the page

Enjoy our Curated Auction!

Each lot will be awarded to the highest bidder.

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. 

Sample slide

 List of Fish

Coming Soon!

Auction Location

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

Event Properties

Event Date 08-14-2022 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-14-2022 9:30 pm
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook