What’s the minimum amount of Stacks needed by a user to participate in Stacking?

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The minimum amount needed to participate in Stacking directly is dynamic and based on both the total supply of STX and the total amount of current participation. It is be reported by Stacks blockchain nodes at path /v2/pox with the min_amount_ustx property and denominated in microstacks (μstx).

The value will never fall below 50,000 STX.