Event Alerts

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This is an Open Auction

Membership in the GCCA is not required to sell or purchase or sell fish.

Your must Register online to sell your fish

To sell fish, you will register and enter your fish online. Optionally, you may add a picture. The system will create auction labels for you.

See: How to Register as a Seller and enter your fish for sale

What may be sold

  • You may only sell cichlids and other fish. Shrimp may also be sold.

You may not Sell

  • Plants
  • Equipment or dry goods
  • Non-fish (e.g snails, frogs, crabs)
  • Any illegal fish
  • All Items must be properly labeled

Use the label printing function made available in http://www.mygroupauctions.com/

Proper bagging of fish is required

  • All fish should be double bagged.
  • Adult males and females should be bagged separately and taped together or placed in a third bag.

Any item requiring re-bagging will incur a $1.00 fee, charged to the seller.

Bag Labels

All bags must be labeled. Our online registration is used to enter your fish and print labels.

See: How to Register as a Seller and enter your fish for sale

Sellable Size

  • Fish must be of sellable size, one-inch standard length, except for dwarf species.
  • An exception is made for BAP fry from GCCA members-only which are considered a donation to the club.

Seller Split and Payment

  • GCCA will retain the first $1.00 of the sale plus 20% of the price exceeding the first $1.00 up to a cap of $25.00.
  • All sales of $1.00 or less will be considered a donation to the GCCA
  • No payouts will be made at the auction. Sellers will receive checks 4-6 weeks after the auction

Item Limit

  • The maximum number of fish sold by an individual is 40 bags.
  • There is a limit of five bags, per species or color morph.

Color Tags for Auction Order

Sellers will be issued color tags to be placed on bags to be sold. Sellers will receive an equal number of color tags so that their fish will be distributed in color lots throughout the auction. The order of the auction is determined by a random drawing of the color tags prior to the auction.

The seller can designate any item to be a donation to the GCCA. 

Priority Items

For a $3 fee, any registered buyer or seller may bring any item from any color group up for immediate sale at any time during the auction. For sellers, this is a great way to ensure that rare fish can be auctioned during the peak period of the event.

Unclaimed Items and Disclaimers

All unclaimed items become property of GCCA.

Neither the GCCA or auction site will be held responsible for any loss, damage, or injury incurred before, during, or after the auction.

All rules will be strictly enforced. Those items not adhering to the rules will be rejected and removed from the auction. The auction chairman has the sole and absolute authority over the interpretation, application, and enforcement of the rules.

The rules are not intended to be all encompassing and may be changed prior to the start of the GCCA Auction.