ARWT45HEX Smelly Water Treatment Kit w/ 3″ Nipple

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Nipple-style aluminum-zinc anode (best choice for odor control) replaces plug style anode for easy application of 3% hydrogen peroxide.

NOTE: Ceiling height of 12″ above is required to install; alternatively a brass 45° or 90° fitting can be used to decrease vertical height


  • (1) Segmented (flexible) aluminum-zinc anode rod w/ 3″ nipple, 3/4″ NPT x 50″ long
  • (1) Lead-free full-port brass ball valve w/ attached cap, 3/4″ FIP x FHT
  • (1) 32-ounce container of 3% hydrogen peroxide
  • (1) Funnel, plumbing tape, and treatment instructions


  1. Remove existing hex plug anode rod
  2. Drain 2 quarts of water from tank
  3. Add 2 pints of 3% hydrogen peroxide through anode hole
  4. Install aluminum-zinc anode rod
  5. Pressurize water heater, let stand for 20-30 minutes
  6. Purge all hot taps individually until warm water comes out of the tap
  7. Flush heater under pressure through drain valve for five minutes