Well you could add a barrier to the tank to keep them separate till you come back. Personally I wouldn't separate them just because it may add more stress to the male.That's what I was thinking. He did his part. I would get up and walk away too lol..
She hasn't shown any aggression towards him. I will.be gone at work until 6pm tomorrow. That's a long time to let her dig into him if something did happen.