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I got my first AFT about a month ago, she's eating regularly and seems healthy. I've just got an albino female to go in with her today. The new one has been in for about 20 mins, she just this minute went into one of the hides and my first one followed her in. I got a bit paranoid and took out the hide but it looked like they we're ok. Everything I've read says that females can be housed together, but is there any chance that they will fight? I'm worried because I have to stay out tonight and I dont want to come home to an injured or dead gecko. Any advice?
 

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I got my first AFT about a month ago, she's eating regularly and seems healthy. I've just got an albino female to go in with her today. The new one has been in for about 20 mins, she just this minute went into one of the hides and my first one followed her in. I got a bit paranoid and took out the hide but it looked like they we're ok. Everything I've read says that females can be housed together, but is there any chance that they will fight? I'm worried because I have to stay out tonight and I dont want to come home to an injured or dead gecko. Any advice?
to be honest I really would have recommended that you kept the new AFT in quarentine (I quarentine all new arrivals for at least 3 months) and had them both feacal tested before you introduced them.... I would still get them both feacal tested anyway to make sure that neither have got any parasites and/or worms.
Although females can be housed together there is no guarentee that they will tolerate each other and fights can occur. I would advise that you have a spare set-up ready in case you have to seperate them quickly.
 

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to be honest I really would have recommended that you kept the new AFT in quarentine (I quarentine all new arrivals for at least 3 months) and had them both feacal tested before you introduced them.... I would still get them both feacal tested anyway to make sure that neither have got any parasites and/or worms.
Although females can be housed together there is no guarentee that they will tolerate each other and fights can occur. I would advise that you have a spare set-up ready in case you have to seperate them quickly.
i'll second that:no1:
 

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And I'll forth it. Hope it does go well for you though.
 

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ok thanks guys, anyone know if there's a reptile specialist vet in Leeds? Also, I've noticed that the albino is always following my original around and sleeping as close to her as possible. Is this a good sign or is the albino trying to start a fight?
 
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