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    The other day I took in two new leos from someone who was moving away. They did not know the sex of their geckos and thought atleast one was female, but they are both male and have been living in the same tank with no problems for 8 months from what Iíve been told. Im in the process of getting a second tank ready to seperate them just to be safe, but I noticed shortly after getting them home that one of them has what looks like stuck shed on a couple spots of his body, mainly on his tail. I soaked him in warm water and dabbed at the spots woth a q-tip and one turned pink like a scab so I immediately stopped. He eats well, is active as far as I can tell, and seems to be happy for the most part, but I want to check and see what these are because I am a worry wart and want to make sure my boys arent fighting. Again im going to seperate them soon to be safe, but I feel bad because they sleep together in the same hide and get along well? Is it possible for my lizards to be gay? I dont want to keep them together incase they do start fighting because animal injuries send me into panic attacks, Iím just curious because they havent shown any signs of aggression towards each other. What should I look out for?

    Heres the picture of the white spots: 610BEF60-F377-4184-90A3-ADFB91FEF894.jpg

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    The picture is too dark to really see much. Male geckos can do well together for awhile if they grow up together and there are no females around. Things could change quickly if they smell females. They may be sharing a hide comfortably but one may also be sitting on the other --a subtle form of bullying. I definitely think you should separate them ASAP. I guarantee they won't miss each other.

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    Yeah, my female is across the room, but they probably will definately smell her still. I havent caught them sitting on each other, but I still plan on seperating them.

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    I don't know about the white spots, but I'd say if they are both male, separate them as soon as you can. Lots of times males can get along just fine, until one day they don't. Better safe than sorry.
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    I plan on it.
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    I sometimes see those white spots as an early shed warning or sometimes if the shed wasn't perfect. They usually go away on their own and I don't think it's anything to worry about.

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