Jan 27, 2019 #1 georgecarlintheredfoot New Member Joined Jan 27, 2019 Messages 3 Location (City and/or State) Chattanooga I am a new tortoise owner. I have a Redfoot Tortoise hatchling and I’ve noticed some unusual spots in between his scutes. I was unable to scrape or clean them off. Is this marbling or rot? I cannot tell.