I got Gizmo about two years ago from a gardening store. He came in one of those vases with the plant on top. Well, the plant started to die and infected the water. Gizmo got cotton mouth, even though I was changing his plantless vase water multiple times per week. I bought a one-gallon tank, but the filter was poor, and a few months later he developed fin rot.
I'm happy to say that he's battled off both those diseases, re-grown his fins, and he's a happy little boy in his new 3 gallon tank. He has quite the personality and attitude. If you go near his tank and it isn't time to feed him, he'll just stare at you like "What? You gonna feed me? What do you think you're doing over here?" I love the lil guy (and so does my dad, even after first making fun of me for going out of my way to heal a fish).
So here he is: