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

Speaker for March 11, 2017

Cory Mcelroy – True Confessions of a Local Fish Store Owner

Cory McElroy is the owner of Aquarium Co-Op, a “brick-and-mortar” retail fish store and online eCommerce store. In 2016, Cory was named Top 40 under 40 by Pet Age Magazine. He has worked in the retail aquarium industry for the last 10 years. He is both passionate about the hobby and passionate about the right way to do business supporting the hobby. He has be spreading love of fish both through speaking to aquarium clubs and through his YouTube channel..

We look forward to seeing you there!

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

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Single One Year: Email $15 Two Years: Email $25
Family One Year: Email $20 Two Years: Email $35
Foreign One Year: Email $15

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