Blue Lightning
Aluminum Solid/Straight Anode Rod
Residental with Outlet Fitting


Do you use well water?

Do you use a water softener?

Do you go extended periods of time without using your hot water?

If you answered yes to any of these questions than the aluminum anode rod is definitely for you. Generally, magnesium is the best choice for residential water heaters but under the conditions above exceptions should be made.

The Traditional Aluminum Anode Rod has a length of 42 inches and the standard residential hex head size that should be compatible with a 1 1/16 deep socket. This traditional aluminum model of anode rod comes as a solid and straight single piece of aluminum with a steel core and outlet fitting. This rod should provide at least two years of protection but you should always conduct annual inspections and flush your water tank on a yearly basis.