Join The Club

How To Join:

Membership benefits include: Monthly Meetings, The best seller’s percentage at the Spring and Fall Auctions, the Christmas Banquet, full access to the forum Trading Post, and more.

Annual membership dues are $15.00 per individual, or $20 for a family membership.  Family is considered member, spouse and children under 16.


Fill out this membership application form and Email it to the membership chair (Steve Kalbli).

You can pay using Paypal (you need a forum username and be logged in first).

Or pay at the meeting, or Via US Mail using Money order, cash or check (made out to GCAS).

US Mail goes to:

The Greater Cincinnati Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 40477
Cincinnati, Ohio 45240

Attn: Membership Chair

Email the membership chair if you have any more payment questions.

We’ll get your forum privileges updated as soon as we can verify your payment.

Meetings are usually held at 7:30 PM on the last Sunday of each month at Winton Woods Visitors Center, located at 10245 Winton Road.  Winton Centre is at the intersection of Valley View Rd & Winton Rd Cincinnati. The meetings usually include a program or a guest speaker, and a fry auction for the Breeders Award Program. Guests are welcome to attend any two of these meetings before joining GCAS.  The meeting room is opened at approx. 6:45 for pre-meeting chit-chat and light refreshments.  Meetings start promptly at 7:30 PM.

Visitors Are Always Welcome!



In The News:

September 29th – Forty-seven people were in attendance for Dr. Paul Loiselle’s presentation on “Holy Grail Cichlids – a Personal Oddysey”.   It’s not every day that we’re graced with a speaker with Dr. Loiselle’s experience and knowledge.  Thanks for your visit Dr. Paul!

(Dr. Loiselle – center in striped shirt)

Our Next Meeting

 2019 Meetings, Swap Meet and Auctions Dates….. Speakers info will be updated as it becomes available.

January 27 – Mike Helford and Mario Toromanovic.  Please see their bios at the top of this page.

February 2 – SWAP MEET

February 24 – Troy Head – speaking on Koi Fish.

March 30 – AUCTION (no meeting in auction months)
April 28 – Guest Speaker: Lawrence Kent.
May 19 – Regina Spotti – speaking on Tetras.
​June 30 – Gary Hater – Raising and Selecting Goldfish
July 28 – Phil Benes – Topic determined by member vote.
August 25 – Lucas Bretz “Keeping Aquariums Natural and Simple”
September 29 – Dr. Paul Loiselle  “Holy Grail Cichlids : A Personal  Odyssey”

October 26 – AUCTION (no meeting in auction months) Flyer-10-26-2019 New
November 17 – Don Danko (from the OCA Club – home of the Extravaganza)

For your “far into the future planning”…The Annual GCAS SWAP MEET is set for Saturday February 1, 2020.  Mark your calendar, and stay tuned for details…


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Click the link for FULL Auction rules and information…it’s ALL in there!

THE NEXT GCAS AUCTION IS SET FOR SATURDAY OCTOBER 26, 2019…This attached flyer has all the pertinent info and auction rules…  

The information contained in this Flyer-10-26-2019 New  has been updated and edited over the course of many, many years, and multiple dozens of auctions… The answers to any questions you may have are in there.  Give it a click and a read!  Thank you.

PLEASE NOTE!  The email address for auction registration has been changed!  It is now: