I don't know if this applies but I fix and then rinse the prints before I selenium tone and then I use sodium sulfite as a hypo clear and then in to the wash. No staining or longevity issues that I have ever seen. With alkaline fixers it surely won't hurt to run them thru HCA. Since I don't use alklaline fixers I can not say if it is really necessary.
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