biotope(redirected from Biotope aquarium)
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An area that is uniform in environmental conditions and in its distribution of animal and plant life.
[bio- + Greek topos, place.]
(Environmental Science) ecology a small area, such as the bark of a tree, that supports its own distinctive community
[C20: from bio- + Greek topos place]
a portion of a habitat characterized by uniformity in climate and distribution of biotic and abiotic components.
[1925–30; < German Biotop=bio- bio- + Greek tópos place]