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"Fun Size"

The Big Fish Deal is an annual event hosted by the Capital Cichlid Association in Maryland.  

Our Eighth “BFD” will be happening on March 14, 2020.  

This year, we’ll be hosting a “Fun Size” event with a focus on more of the things you’ve asked for!

We’re at the Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg this year.




The event features the following activities:

  • Meet Top-notch YouTube Influencers
  • Vendors supplying both dry goods and freshwater aquarium fish
  • Dozens of fantastic raffle prizes
  • The Rare Fish Auction
  • All Day Marketplace for vendors and hobbyists to buy and sell items
  • A “Nanoscape” workshop (Friday 3/13, evening) and competition

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Registration information coming soon!