Squid Pool

Squid Pool Is Minting Blocks On Cardano Mainnet!

Stake Your ADA to Squid Pool
Delegate ₳ to SQUID

Squid Pool (Ticker: SQUID) is a Cardano stakepool deployed on Amazon infrastructure with custom built monitoring to provide superior reliability and performance at the low rate of 0.8% with minimum fixed fee.

We believe in the philosophy and potential of Cardano and are helping the Cardano ecosystem grow to it's full potential.

Squid Pool has been running since day 1 of the Incentivized Testnet and has a history of superior performance and returns that you can count on!

Located in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Running in the cloud.
Serving the world!


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Thanks to All Our Awesome Delegators!


Squid Pool in the Media

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Squid Pool News

Squid Pool News
2020 Sep 26

Squid Pool raises pledge from 101k ₳ to 202k ₳!

Check out the new Non-Centralizing Rankings Cardano Improvement Proposal (CIP) submitted by Shawn to improve Daedalus stakepool rankings. Join the discussion on the Cardano Forum.

Check out the Curve Pledge Benefit CIP submitted by Shawn to improve how pledge affects rewards. Join the discussion on the Cardano Forum.

Daedalus 2.2.0 released! Faster sync!

Shelley-ready Yoroi released! Delegate your ADA!

Squid Pool mints first block in epoch 212!


Pool Info and Performance

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How to Delegate Using Daedalus

  1. Download and install the latest version of Daedalus from daedaluswallet.io.
  2. Follow the instructions in Daedalus to create your Shelley wallet and transfer your ADA from your old Byron wallet to your new Shelley wallet.
  3. Go to the Delegation Center, click on Stake Pools, and search for SQUID.
  4. Click on SQUID to see details like our pool margin of 0.8%. You can ignore the rank for now as it is currently random because no pools have made any blocks yet.
  5. Click on the "Delegate To This Pool" button.
  6. Follow the steps to confirm.

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How to Delegate Using Yoroi

  1. Go to the Delegation tab,
  2. Enter the pool id for Squid Pool which is: cb11e3e5013a120ee55e8d99bdb7395366bd3164d3da1737300a2b7e