here's a photo.
here is the larger photo:
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I cleaned a section of the element with a wash cloth to check it out the dark section on the element is where i removed the deposit.
Is this normal? I have never seen a water heater element outside of a water heater.
Will the powder affect the beer / is it safe to brew in?
any help would be greatly appreciated.
(also note: I'm using local water - pushed threw a 5 micron carbon house filter)