Best Sand Pool Filters Comparisons and Specifications

Intex 28635EG Krystal Clear Cartridge Filter Pump


  • Specially designed for above ground pools. For use with Intex Easy Set pool models 18’, Frame pool models 16’ or 18’, Oval Frame pool models 20’ X 12’.
  • Easy installation – just attach hoses via 1.5" hose fittings and plug in .
  • System flow rate: 1,180 gph . Pump flow rate: 1,500 gph
  • Double insulated pump. Auto timer with preset 2 to 12 hour cycles.
  • Includes one easy to clean, replaceable filter cartridge. For best results, replace filter cartridge every 2 weeks. Replacement cartridge: Type A/C.
  • DEPARTMENT : unisex-adult
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 17.25 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 12.8 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 12.5 x 18.1 x 14.1 inches

Blue Wave Dredger Jr. 350 GPH Above Ground Pool Winter Cover Pump

Blue Wave

  • Pumps up to 350 gallons per hour; Manual on/off
  • Fully submersible
  • Includes reusable foam inlet filter and a stabilizing base platform
  • Removes water to within 1/8-inch deep
  • Includes garden hose adapter and 25-foot power cord
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 2.85 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 2.85 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 4.8 x 4 x 4 inches

Intex Krystal Clear Sand Filter Pump


  • Keep your above ground pool water clean, soft, and refreshing with the Krystal Clear Sand Filter Pump by Intex. The all natural sand provides excellent water filtration as the 6-function control valve allows the pool owner to: filter, backwash and rinse, recirculate, drain and close the system.
  • The built in 24-hour timer adds to the hassle-free experience with maintaining a cleaner pool. The strainer basket provides easy-cleaning, and prolongs the life of the sand.
  • The Krystal Clear Sand Filter Pump generates a pump flow rate of 1,200 gallons per hour, ideal for above ground pools. This pump requires virtually no maintenance except replacement of sand every 5 years.
  • Pump Flow Rate: 1,200 gph . System Flow Rate: 1,050 gph .
  • Includes: 6-way Valve. Pressure Gauge. Heavy Duty Tank. Strainer Basket. Built-in Timer. Powerful Motor.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 28.4 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 22.8 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 15 x 13.6 x 20.5 inches

XtremepowerUS 16" Above Inground Swimming Pool Sand Filter System 7-Way Multi-Port Valve Pool Filter up to 21000 Gallons


  • Sand Filter System - The Filter are perfectly engineered to provide optimum flow rates that promotes clean water quality
  • Dependable Performance - This filter keeps the sand height level to expose water to the maximum sand surface level possible for optimum filtration, consistent performance, and efficient back-washing
  • Heavy Duty Design - Compact housing for all-weather functionality Impeller designed with brass inserts for long life and superior performance. Each tank is individually tested to ensure quality and reliability. Above ground pool owners can enjoy the same high performance, outstanding operating efficiency, and long-term reliability as inground pool owners
  • 7-Way Multi-Port Filter - Multi port provides for easy use and quick back-washing
  • With a threaded connections, a filter base and user's manual. Includes 7-position valve, this tank holds 110lbs of media sand; Overall Dimension: 16" x 16" x 32-1/4"
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 20.1 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 20 pounds
  • PACKAGE DIMENSIONS : 33 x 16.6 x 16.5 inches

Summer Waves 330 Gallon SFX SkimmerPlus Filter Pump

Summer Waves

  • Filtration system designed for Summer Waves Active Frame Pools
  • Combines the functions of a skimmer and filter pump in one unit
  • Unique skimming technology continuously removes debris from the water surface
  • Advanced skimmer and filter cartridge all in 1
  • Attaches to sidewalls of pool for easy maintenance and to prevent tripping
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 8 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 5.91 pounds
  • PACKAGE DIMENSIONS : 14 x 10.8 x 9.2 inches

Hayward W3S166T ProSeries Sand Filter


  • The Hayward ProSeries 16-Inch Above-Ground Pool Filter features durable corrosion-proof materials for dependable all-weather performance
  • Precision-engineered umbrella-fold self-cleaning lateral system provides efficient flow and evenly distributed water for totally balanced backwashing and long-lasting performance
  • 7-position VariFlo valve provides maximum flow at lower pressure drop
  • Large pressure sand/water drain for rapid winterizing or servicing
  • Integral top diffuser ensures even distribution of water over the entire sand bed for maximum use of the filtration area
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 26.9 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 26.9 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 14.3 x 14.3 x 32.5 inches

Intex Krystal Clear 1500 GPH Sand Filter Pump & Saltwater System


  • Designed for use with above ground pools from 2,600 to 8,500 gallon capacity
  • 110-120V with GFCI
  • 14 and No.34; Tank diameter; 0.5 hp motor; Pump flow rate 1,600 gph. System flow rate 1,500 gph
  • Chlorine output: 7 g/hr. 2 pieces of 1.5 and no.34; hoses
  • 2-Year warranty
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 53.1 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 42.9 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 17.1 x 17.5 x 34.4 inches

Water Tech Pool Blaster Catfish Reusable Sand & Silt Filter Bag


  • Compatible Only with the catfish and catfish Li models.
  • Reusable filter bag.
  • Allows for vacuuming of very fine debris.
  • sand & silt filter bag per package
  • Note: colors may vary.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 4.8 ounces
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 3.04 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3.2 x 3.2 x 5 inches

Intex Krystal Clear Sand Filter Pump


  • Pump flow Rate: 1200 GPH. System flow Rate: 1, 050 GPH
  • 6 function control - enables pool owner to filter, backwash, rinse, recirculate, drain & close system
  • 24-Hour automatic timer
  • The strainer basket provides easy-cleaning, and prolongs the life of the sand.
  • Hydro aeration technology is incorporated into the filter pump for improved circulation and filtration, improved water clarity and increased negative ions at the water surface
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 27.6 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 27.6 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 15 x 20.5 x 12.5 inches

Hayward W3S220T ProSeries Sand Filter


  • The Hayward ProSeries 22-Inch Top-Mount Filter features efficient, multilateral underdrain assembly with precision-engineered, self-cleaning 360° slotted laterals for totally balanced flow and backwashing
  • Integral top diffuser ensures even distribution of water over the top of the sand media bed
  • Unitized, corrosion-proof filter tank is molded of rugged, colorfast polymeric material for dependable, all-weather performance
  • 6-position Hayward VariFlo control valve with easy-to-use lever-action handle lets you dial any of the valve/filter functions
  • Large pressure sand/water drain for rapid winterizing or servicing
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 44.6 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 44.6 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 20.4 x 20.4 x 40.6 inches