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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

Tropical Fish Farmers Market Swap Vendor List

GCCA Swap Vendor List

First NameLast NameOrganizationClassified Ads For VendorVendor Table NumberSwap Items
AdamColumbusThe Guppy GuyVendor Ad(s)Guppies Cichlids Golden Panda Mollies Plecos
AlanSchahczinskiA-Team FishVendor Ad(s)Fish
AltanbaganaEnkhsaikhan Vendor Ad(s)Fish
AndyHudsonVendor Ad(s)Will have a number of bags of juveniles of Geophagus sveni, Green lazer corydoras, CW-049, Corydoras tucano, Cory weitzmani, Ps. apithanos, Juli transcriptus gombi, Juli regani dark, guppies, swordtails, killifish, albino BN L494, Clown plecos.
BailinShawChicago Aquatic Plant SocietyVendor Ad(s)The Chicago Aquatic Plant Society will be at the GCCA Swap Meet selling hobbyist-grown plants and mosses from easy-to-grow to specialty aquatic plants for aquascaping. Since we grow our own plants, we know they are in top condition. In addition, we will have wood and stone of various sizes for sale for aquascaping your tanks. Come see what we have for sale! Our members will be at the swap table and can answer any questions about growing aquatic plants and help select the right plants and hardscape for your tank.
BillMoranVendor Ad(s)Discus
BOBNESNIDALVendor Ad(s)Ken's flake and pellet foods, LED lights, HOB and sponge filters, air pumps, heaters, mopani woods and many other items for the aquarium . pre-order Aqueon versa-tops--3tripel@gmail.com
CharlesSteeleVendor Ad(s)Fish
ChrislambertChriss pet shop Vendor Ad(s)Fish Red shoulder mamcapuru angels Koi angels lg and sm Marvels angels Bulgarian angels Blue rams Black rams Datnoids lg and sm Delhezi bichir 8” Senegal bichir 8” Dabola bichir 2” Delhezi bichir 2” Senegal bichir 2” White Senegal bichir 2” Endlichri bichir 2” Fire eel 5” Tiger moray eel 7-8” Chilli rasbora Greenneons Kulli loach Black kulli loach Spotted Borneo loach Neon Borneo loaches Green phantoms Blue phantoms Butterfly plecos Red eye retail puffers Gold neon tetra Hatchetfish Galaxy rasbora Neolamp mutis Clown killis Glass cats Sterbai Cory’s Julie Cory Albino Cory’s Adolfi Cory’s Panda Cory’s Pepper Corys Venezuelan Cory’s barbatus catfish Red melon discus Pigeon blood discus Yellow melon discus Blue diamond discus Tiger turquoise discus Snow discus Pigeon discus
CorneliusanolingJ4 Flowerhorns, LLCVendor Ad(s)Exotic fish
DanBarmoreVendor Ad(s)Synodontis Petricola, Lamprologus Ocellatus “Gold”, Labidochromis Caeruleus, Placidochromis Phenochilus “Star Sapphire”, Protomelas Virgatus “Kanchedza Island”
DavidMeyersVendor Ad(s)bucephalandra and more Bucephalandra
DavidWebbVendor Ad(s)African Cichlids, Plecos, Frozen and dry foods, equipment,. Pre Orders welcome.
DeniseEricksonVendor Ad(s)Assortment of New and Old World Chichlids
EdwardBansfieldVendor Ad(s) I have African Cichlids Colored up males Lwandas, Ruby Reds, Albino Turkis, Star Sapphires, iceberg fryeri, OB Fryeri, OB peacocks, White knights, Black Orange Dorsals, Dragonbloods, Taiwan Reefs I will be bring fry bags of Icebergs, ob Fryeri and lwandas. Preorder fish at EddiebCichlids@gmail.com or message me on Facebook @ EddiebCichlids
FreshwaterExoticsVendor Ad(s)Wild Caught Plecos. Preorders are encouraged as we do not bring everything. https://freshwaterexotics.com/stock-list/
GerrysimonVendor Ad(s)Fish
HenryChanHank’s Tanks (Shrimp & Buce)Vendor Ad(s)Bucephelandra, Neocaridina shrimp (fire red; blue dream; 24k golden back yellow; orange sunkist; green jade; bloody mary), caridina shrimp (PRL Crystal Red; blue bolt; fancy red tiger; red & black galaxy), amano shrimp, various plants, and moss.  Call or text 856-524-3850 for pre-orders.
JasonAdamsVendor Ad(s)Please go to primetimeaquatics.com to see fish available for pre-order about 3-5 days before the swap date. The following will be available: Chili Rasboras, Rummy Nose Rasboras, Adolfoi Corys, Venezuela Corys, Rainbow Fish, Green Kubotai Rasboras, Shell Dwellers, Empire Gudgeons, Red Spot Gobies, Blue Eyed Red Rainbows, Geophagus, Redline Rasboras, Blue Dream Shrimp and more!
JorgeDe LeonGccaVendor Ad(s)Fish
JorgeGarcianation wide aquaticsVendor Ad(s)Fish Pleco Corydoras ect
joshstahlVendor Ad(s)Various Guppies. Red Moscow, Blue Moscow, Black Moscow, Purple Moscow, Tiger Endlers, Santa Maria Endlers, Silverado Endlers, Blonde Endlers, Tuxedo, Panda, Bulgarian Blue Anglefish,
KaseyClarkPrism BettasVendor Ad(s)bettas, plants, misc fish, driftwood, dry good clearout
LarryGreningVendor Ad(s)Discus , Angels , Apistos .
LeonidFlimanVendor Ad(s)Albino Full Red guppy, Black Veil Angels, Bristle nose plecos, Apistogramma Cacatuoides triple red and orange flash, Apistogramma Agasizzi ‘Fire Red’, Otopharynx Lithobates BOD
MarkHuffmanMark of Excellence AquaticsVendor Ad(s)Plants Plants and More Plants
MartinOrdunaRainbows and more Vendor Ad(s)Fish rainbows,guppies,Shellie’s,plecos, plants,rocks…
marylehnerVendor Ad(s)Misc Fish items used fish tanks
MattCann2 Cann's tropicals Vendor Ad(s)Fish
MichaelSchilliVendor Ad(s)Shrimp, Plants
MikeChristesenVendor Ad(s)Angelfish: Bulgarian Green angelfish - all types and sizes including adults. Dwarf Polar Blue Parrott Cichlids. Bristle nose Plecos.
Mikeswets0100779218Vendor Ad(s)Fish
PeterDurkinVendor Ad(s)Fish
PhilSalantPhilthys Fine Fish EmporiumVendor Ad(s)Full Color Males and fems/unsexed. *See pics on classifieds for rest of inventory GCCA SWAP Hilton Northlake, IL Swap 1/15/23 Philthy's Fine Fish Emporium (text or call) 608-576-7555  - Cichlids -Red Empress, ZROCK/Sulfur head Crosses, Breeding group, Red Flush (alunocara hansbaenschi) Blue Otter Placidochromis from Aqua-GausHaus in Germany, OB Labeotropheus Trewavasae Blueberry Maramalade, Ruby Red Peacocks (router Kaisers) LINE-BRED FOR COLOR Christmas Fulu (xystichromis phytophagus) Shell Dwellers: NEOLAMPROLOGUS MULTIFACIATUS (have awesome mixed-size breeding groups), Python Islands (Pundamilia Nyererei), Bristlenose plecos standard super reds, brown and albino, some Super Red Short fin Have 100w, 200w, 300w & 500w brand new heaters, sponge filters, fish flake food, pellets, etc. LED lights 12", 24",30",36",48", 48" w/Dimmer, 48" WITH REMOTE! Variety of Angel fish, Cory cats, and Red Shoulder Severums. WHOLESALE PRICES! Call Carl @ 262-200-1831
ricperezR & K TropicalsVendor Ad(s)real nice Fish
RickBorsteinChicago Livebearer SocietyVendor Ad(s)Livebearers, guppies, plants, dry goods and more!
SairAliVendor Ad(s)Discus fish
SteveBottsVendor Ad(s)Fish
SteveHopmanVendor Ad(s)Fish - Normal and Ribbon Fin Guppys ,Variatus, Platies and not-common Lvebearers. Corys, Gardneri killi, sparkling Gourami and other interesting species. Live aquarium plants. Fully aquatic Smooth and Alpine newts. finchop4@gmail.com
StevenBorsiniVendorVendor Ad(s)Fish
TerryTankersleyVendor Ad(s)FishNeolamprologus similis Lamprologus brevis "Katabe" Bristlenose pleco,Brown SF,Brown LF,Albino LF Blue Lace Guppy Red Dragon Guppy Black Moor Goldfish Driftwood Shells 1" Flexible Tubing new(50')rolls Check GCCA Classifieds Text (847)912-6404
TomAllenInternational Fancy Guppy AssociationVendor Ad(s)Locally bred IFGA guppy color strains, Corys, Plecos, Plants and New and used equipment
TristanWatsonTristans Tropical Fish LLCVendor Ad(s)Dwarf cichlids, tetras angelfish ect.. Full stocklist available on our website, www.tristanstropicalfish.com.
VarunKamatVendor Ad(s)Shrimp and dwarf crayfish

Note not all vendors create classified ads.

Event Properties

Event Date 01-15-2023 9:30 am
Event End Date 01-15-2023 1:00 pm
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook

Venue Information - Hilton Chicago Northbrook

Hilton Chicago Northbrook,

2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062