Enjoy crystal clear swimming pool water without the hassle of backwashing, or replacing sand or DE with the Hayward X-Stream cartridge filter system. Designed specifically for the rigors of above ground filtration this 150 square foot large-capacity filter is glass reinforced, and non-corrosive constructed to provide years of trouble-free operation. The large cartridge element is quickly cleaned by rinsing with a garden hose or by soaking in a cartridge cleaner solution. The Easy-Lok ring design gives you quick access to the filter element with only one turn and comes complete with a powerful 1.5 horsepower single speed Hayward PowerFlo Matrix pool pump. The Matrix pool pump features a rust-proof pump and filter mounting base and includes plumbing connections from the pump to filter. Designed for use with above ground pools up to 57,000 gallons.