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Wick size guide...

There are no general rules!
The type of wax and the diameter of the candle/container (I'd also say the type of wick!!!) affect the burning properties of a candle. 
In addition wick size availability can change from a supplier to another. 
I'm afraid I have to admit that the only way to sort this out is... trying!
I can give you an example that will help you understand if you did the right choice (see picture).

These two candles are both made with soy wax, while candle on the left is burning properly (right size of the wick), candle on the right is not.
The problem with the candle on the right is that the pool of melted wax is too small. Apparently soy wax has memory and you should allow the candles to make a full melt pool on their very first burn, otherwise they will not burn properly the following time. Not to mention the waste of (unmelted) wax! 

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