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Everything you want to know about staking your ADA and the rewards.
No, when you stake your ADA, you are actually delegating your entire Cardano address to a stake pool. This means all the ADA in that specific address is staked. If you wish to stake a specific amount, you'd need to transfer that amount to a separate address and then delegate from there.
The amount you can earn from staking ADA varies based on several factors, including the total amount of ADA staked in the network, the performance of your chosen stake pool, and the amount of ADA you stake. Many Cardano wallets and online calculators can provide estimated staking returns.
Unstaking (or undelegating) your ADA is a straightforward process. In your Cardano wallet, you can choose to stop delegating to a stake pool, which effectively "unstakes" your ADA. Note that rewards from previous epochs might take some time (usually two epochs) to be accessible after unstaking.
A stake pool is a reliable server node that holds the combined stake of various ADA holders and validates transactions on the Cardano network. A staker (or delegator) is an individual ADA holder who delegates their ADA to a stake pool to earn rewards.