Another Abiotic and Biotic Factors video

Abiotic and Biotic Factors video

What is the difference between biotic and abiotic?

Biotic and Abiotic are two factors in an ecosystem.

If we take a pond as an example of an ecosystem that one may easily understand then

1 ) Biotic or living factors in that pond are as follows

Fishes, aquatic plants, algae, snails , slugs , and basically any micro-organisms . Insects that visit the plants / flowers for pollination , fungi that bring about decomposition of dead organic matter are all Biotic factors.

2 ) Abiotic or non-living factors are as follows

Soil or mud at the bottom of the pond, water in the pond , its temperature and pH , the dissolved gases in the water , the Sun shining in the sky and providing light.
These are all Abiotic factors .

abiotic factor definition

abiotic factor

Part of Speech:


pertaining to any non-biological factors that play a role in an organism’s environment; non-living environmental factors

The temperature is an example of an abiotic factor.

Examples of abiotic factors

Can you give some examples of abiotic factors?


Here are some Abiotic factors :

light intensity
moisture content of soil
pH of the environment