Sta-Rite's modular media filtration is the perfect match for in ground pools. Advances in media technology and balanced flow design, provide dirt-loading capabilities up to 15 times greater than sand filters of equivalent size. This filter is a compact adaptation of patented System: 3 technology from Sta-Rite. The result: you capture more dirt between cleanings and minimize time on maintenance. Virtually maintenance-free operation for today's pool owner. The small diameter footprint makes the System:2 filter a perfect fit for new and retrofit installations. The interchangeable ports provide multiple plumbing options. Modular Filter Tanks allow for quick change of filter media without changing the tank. Contemporary style and matte black finish looks attractive in any pool setting.