It’s not just our variety of ingredients that make your fish, corals, and other invertebrates go crazy for Rod’s Food, it’s the unique way they’re all blended that generates an intense feeding response from virtually every animal in your reef. Anyone can mix a list of ingredients together, but at Rod’s Food we pride ourselves on the unique blending process we’ve developed and perfected over the years to create the ideal foods for all your marine critters. Rod’s Food is made by hand in our U.S. facility, not machine processed overseas. ...read more


Rod’s Food is one of the most well known names in high quality marine cuisine for our reefs, but the man behind the brand is far less visible. Rod Buehler, the founder and creator of Rod’s Food, has been in the hobby since when information still came from books and liverock had to be ordered out of magazines. Rod’s reefing addiction began in 1990 when he was still working full time as a mason. While doing a remodel, someone suggested a fish tank as a room divider, and the seed of Rod’s new salty business had been planted. ...read more


Rod’s Food may be famous, but Momma Onyx is a legend. This beautiful onyx percula clownfish and her mate (Poppa Onyx of course) came to Rod’s Reef from Inland Aquatics in the early 90s as replacements for a big, boisterous Clarkii clown who spent her days relentlessly re-aquascaping a 6-foot reef tank. These captive bred percs that originally came from C-Quest, moved into a sprawling S. gigantea anemone that at the time was considered to be nearly impossible to keep. ...read more

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DeKalb, IL 60115


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