Originally Posted by Moonlighting
Question, removed ours when we winterized. My father in law saw it & said we don't needs it, he cuts them off & replaces plug. He is a retired plumber up north. We store our 5th wheel at the beach in sc so I feel like it's needed. I'm a girl & have leaned to do all on my own & by reading on this site.
IMO, something is corroding the anode rod. If it wasn't there, what else would be corroded instead? I'd thank the FIL for the advice but continue using it if it were me.