INTEX 2100 gallon Sand Filter Pump

This sand filter pump can filter 2,100 gallons of water per hour. It works best with above ground pools measuring 16 feet or more in diameter. It will also work with smaller Intex above ground pools but will require hose adapters to connect the pumps 1-1/2" diameter hose fittings to the smaller pools 1-1/4" diameter valves.

Are you tired of changing your swimming pool´s cartridge filter every two weeks, not to mention buying replacement cartridges all the time? If the answer is yes, then it´s time to shift to the Intex 2,100-Gallon per Hour Sand Filter Pump. A sand filter pump is the most efficient filtration system for above ground swimming pools and they also require the lowest maintenance.

Features of the Intex Sand Filter Pump

If you have a non-standard or non-Intex swimming pool, you may have to purchase plumbing adapters to be able to couple your pool to the sand filter pump. You will also need two 50-pound bags of silica filter sand for this pump.

The Intex Sand Filter Pump features a 6-function control that lets you set this pump for normal filtering, rinse, recirculate, backwash, drain and close system. A daily timer allows hassle-free pool maintenance. You can set the timer to cycle for 2, 4, 6, 8 or 12 hours. The daily cleaning period will depend on the size of your pool.

A surface skimmer basket comes with the Intex pool filter pump. This automatically collects debris floating on the pool´s surface. Using the surface skimmer will help prolong the life of the sand media and the pump itself.

Safety features of the pump include a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) unit for automatic shut-off in case of ground fault to protect people from electric shock.

Advantages of the Intex Sand Filter Pump

Here´s why users love this pump:

  • Easy to install. Intex components are well designed particularly when it comes to hose connections. The threaded hose connections and shut-off valves make it easy to connect your filter system to the pool.
  • Convenient and cheap to maintain. By using a sand filter, you don´t have to buy and replace cartridge filters any more. The sand has to be replaced only once every 5 years.
  • Very efficient. The sand filter pump works very well and is very efficient. Your pool water will become crystal clear quickly and remain that way throughout the season.
  • Convenient auto timer. Just set the timer for the desired cycling period and let the pool pump do the rest. That´s hassle-free pool maintenance at its finest.
  • Powerful motor. The 2,100 gallon per hour pump has stronger suction power and gets the water cleaner more quickly. It even gets the dirt off the bottom of the pool.

How Customers Rate the Intex Sand Filter Pump

Practically all customers who reviewed the Intex 2,100 gallon Sand Filter Pump gave this product a 5-star rating. There are very few, if any, negative reviews. Customers are impressed by the pump´s efficiency in keeping clean their above ground swimming pool. They found the sand filter pump easy to install and convenient to use.

One of the best things about this pump, according to customers, is the use of sand instead of the cartridge filters that are often used for above-ground pools. Cartridge filters can be troublesome to replace and they can be expensive. They are also not very effective in keeping pool waters clear. In contrast, the sand filter works like a dream.


The majority of Customers were very happy that they purchased the 2100 gallon Intex Sand Filter Pump.