To wick or not to wick?

Gotta gen 2 and it has peat pod connection like the grobo start. I’ve read that some ppl remove the wick that inserts into the bottom. Does anyone know what grobo recommends us do? I’ve watched grobo start vid but I didn’t hear it mentioned at all.

recommended to remove the wick as soon as a tap root hits water …doing so will help keep the peat pod dry