The International Federation of Online Clubs and Aquatic Societies     

   I Focas

THE organization dedicated  to the promotion of the fishkeeping hobby worldwide

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.....Welcome to IFOCAS. It is now 2015, our 15th birthday. We have a membership group for every fishkeeper, group, business and aquarist, whether individual or commercial.........If fishkeeping is your speciality then we are  sure you will find something of interest to you on our site. All  world directories of clubs and aquatic bodies are just one click  away, but while you are here why not join us - it's really  easy.... There has been a slight delay in uplisting new members details recently due to the sheer volume of new members - but do not worry - if you have received your entry codes you are a member even if the public listing is a little delayed

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE!  January 2015. IFOCAS now has over 7,000 aquarist members in over 1,500 organizations spanning over 29 countries and is globally the largest and most influential hobbyist fish group. .

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    IFOCAS HAS MEMBERS IN ILLINOIS   Updated December 2012
  Central Illinois Marine Aquarists  Contact Henry Schultz in Champaign. Click name for web site.
       Suburban Aquarist Society
P.O. Box 101, Prospect Heights, IL 60070
Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of every month except December at The Lincolnwood Public Library, 4000 W. Pratt. E-mail jhumer@earthlink.net.

Central Illinois Aquarists
Central Illinois Marine Aquarists
Champaign Area Fish Exchange
Chicago Killifish Association
Chicagoland Aquarist Society
Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society
Greater Chicago Cichlid Association
Green Water Aquarist Society of Chicagoland
Guppy Associates International of Chicago
Suburban Aquarist Society of Chicagoland
Tri-County Tropical Fish Society

Central Illinois Aquarist
PO Box 225, Pekin, IL 61555-0225, John Gordon, 309-347-2235.
Meets on the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM at The Miller Senior Center, 551 South Fourteenth Street, Pekin IL 61554

Champaign Area Fish Exchange
2508 Alton Dr. Champaign, IL. 61821-4777, Jerry Montgomery, 217-359-6707. Meets the 1st Saturday of month at 7:00 PM at Caroll Community Center, 1210 Carroll Ave., Urbana, IL. Dues:Pro-rated $15 individual $20 family.
Chicago Killifish Association (ChiKA)
meets bimonthly on the 2nd Friday of each odd-numbered month at 8 PM at the Holiday Inn Elmhurst, 624 N. York Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126 (631-279-1100 Phone, 888-707-7070 Toll Free). The hotel is located on York Road just north of the 290 Eisenhower extension, about 1
mile west of the Tri-State 294 toll road. You can find more information on the hotel, including driving directions, at their web site.
Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society
Meetings: monthly. Dues:$15.00/year.  CMAS has monthly meetings, raffles, guest speakers, annual picnics, and monthly newsletter.
Gateway Guppy Associates
1775 Captains Drive, Worden, IL 62097, Michael Slater, 618-692-0520.
Greater Chicago Cichlid Association
241 Oxford Court, Bloomingdale, IL 60108, Don Cave, 630-980-5933
Monthly meetings, publication, speakers, auctions, raffle, and more! Meet people like you interested in Angels, Discus, and African Cichlids in a fun and informative setting! Bob Matthews, 630-736-9475
Greater Chicago Marine Aquarium Society
c/o Dennis Gallagher, 1455 Notingham Lane, Hoggman Estates, IL 60195.
GREEN WATER AQUARIST SOCIETY. We meet the first Friday of between January-May, August-November at the Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 Kostner, Alsip, IL 60803. We've 2 auctions: January & October. Swap meet is in March. Our main website is:http://www.gwasoc.org/index.php   Our Facebook is https://www.facebook.com/GreenwaterAquaristSociety  Our Twitter is http://twitter.com/GWASfishclub
Guppy Associates International of Chicago
6609 S. Kilbourn, Chicago, IL 60609, Steve Swatkowski, 312-735-7760.
Meetings are held the second Friday of each month at a central Chicagoland location. Dues, $36.00 a year for the first two years, $24.00 a year there after. For further information contact, GupEBreedR@AOL.com.
Illinois Cichlids And Scavengers (ICS)
1404 Lavey Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532, Norm Frey, 708-289-8326
Midwest Marine Aquarium Society
c/o Kevin Lutz, 692 Walnut Road, Wauconda, IL 60084.
Midwest Pond & Koi Society
P.O. Box 1251, North Riverside, IL 60546, Greg Gall, 708-387-0460 or Vicki White, 312-409-2081.

Tri-County Tropical Fish Society
Peoria, IL, .Roger Hallen. Meets the second Wednesday of the month. Membership Dues: $15.00 Individual, $20.00 Family