The Spa Vac is ideal for spas and hot tubs of every size and surface. It is completely independent of your spa's filtration system and fully self-contained as well. It has the ability to remove all dirt and debris quickly and efficiently. This hand held vacuum cleaner is easy to install and maneuver. You don't have to worry about additional hoses, cords, or external pumps that would normally need to attach to your filtration system. Equipped with its very own Spa Pole the Spa Vac can expand up to approximately 5 feet in length if you need to access very hard to reach areas. The On-Board Debris Catcher comes with a reusable filter so you don't have to spend extra money purchasing more filter bags once they become full. This User friendly spa vacuum is battery powered and take 8 AA batteries (included). Using The Spa Vac cleaner will give you more time to relax and enjoy your hot tub, as opposed to spending extra time cleaning it.