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

November 8th, 2014 Meeting:¬†Rachel O’Leary, Cichlids

Rachel_OlearyJoin us November 8th for Rachel Oleary. A columnist, author and all around awesome fish pimp. She will be speaking on very likely cichlids. But then again her new book is about the 101 best nano fishes and what not, so it could be about that. Don’t be intimidated by the mohawk, she is quite the approachable person.

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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