Originally Posted by lvandert
ok as much as I would like to say you can divide the tank and house both in there, that is also a no-no. Unless you get a water tight divider. Males release hormones that screw with the female regardless of the water conditions. You are risking the girl getting eggy and bursting (literally).
I've heard of getting egg bound, but in light of the current situation, if another tank cannot be obtained, I would personally rather have then separated than being housed together.