Welcome to the website for the Pacific Coast Cichlid Association


Founded in August of 1980, the Pacific Coast Cichlid Association exists to meet the needs of the west coast cichlid hobbyist. By-Laws were constructed in 1983-1984 and the PCCA was incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the laws of the state of California on January 30, 1985. Since inception, the PCCA has grown rapidly from a local society of 20 members to one of national scope, with members all over the world.

News and Updates

October 11th, 2014 Meeting: Dr. Ron Coleman, Cichlid Research

Dr. Ron ColemanJoin us for one of our legendary local speakers! Dr. Ron Coleman will be sharing with us some of his many thoughts on cichlid research. What it is at the moment I cannot tell you since he has just so much information from Costa Rica. If you’ve been following his columns in the Cichlid Blues, you’ll know the gentleman has an incredible amount of information to offer!

Join us at Harry’s Hoffbrau, 390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129.

Membership Dues: PCCA Membership Form

Single One Year: $20 (Email $15) Two Years: $35 (Email $25)
Family One Year: $25 (Email $20) Two Years: $45 (Email $35)
Foreign One Year: $40 (Email $15)

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