Correct, not all yeasts are equal, but nor are all beers, or pitches. There are a lot of variables. Both beers look like they're doing fine to me.
Stop using so much caramel malt. Your beer will thank you.
(yes, Carapils is a caramel malt...so is Special B)
pujwI HIq Mild Ale
KPA Khitomer Pale Ale